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The Cable and Telecommunications Professionals' Reference, 3rd Edition by Goff Hill

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List of Acronyms

ABS

Analysis by Synthesis

AC

Alternating Current

ACELP

Algebraic CELP

ACK

Acknowledgment

ADM

Add-Drop Multiplexer

ADPCM

Adaptive Differential PCM

AES

Advanced Encryption Standard

AM

Amplitude Modulation

AMR-WB

Adaptive Multirate Wideband

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

APD

Avalanche Photodiode

APS

Automatic Protection Switching

ARQ

Automatic Repeat Request

ASE

Amplified Spontaneous Emission

ASIC

Application-Specific Integrated Circuit

ASK

Amplitude Shift Keying

ASN

Autonomous System Number

ATH

Absolute Threshold of Hearing

ATM

Asynchronous Transfer Mode

ATOM

Any Transport over MPLS

AU

Administrative Unit

AVC

Advanced Video Coding

AWG

Arrayed Waveguide Grating

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