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INTERNATIONAL ISO/
STANDARD IEC/IEEE
8802-3
Third edition
2021-02
AMENDMENT 13
2022-10
Telecommunications and exchange
between information technology
systems — Requirements for local and
metropolitan area networks —
Part 3:
Standard for Ethernet
AMENDMENT 13: Physical layers and
management parameters for 100 Gb/s
operation over DWDM systems
Télécommunications et échange entre systèmes informatiques —
Exigences pour les réseaux locaux et métropolitains —
Partie 3: Norme pour Ethernet
AMENDEMENT 13: Couches physiques et paramètres de gestion pour
un fonctionnement à 100 Gb/s sur réseaux DWDM
Reference number
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IEEE Std 802.3ct™-2021
(Amendment to IEEE Std 802.3™-2018
as amended by IEEE Std 802.3cb™-2018,
IEEE Std 802.3bt™-2018,
IEEE Std 802.3cd™-2018,
IEEE Std 802.3cn™-2019,
IEEE Std 802.3cg™-2019,
IEEE Std 802.3cq™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3cm™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3ch™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3ca™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3cr™-2021,
IEEE Std 802.3cu™-2021,
and IEEE Std 802.3cv™-2021)
IEEE Standard for Ethernet
Amendment 13:
Physical Layers and Management
Parameters for 100 Gb/s Operation over
DWDM Systems
Developed by the
LAN/MAN Standards Committee
of the
IEEE Computer Society
Approved 16 June 2021
IEEE SA Standards Board
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ISO/IEC/IEEE 8802-3:2021/Amd.13:2022(E)

Abstract: This amendment includes changes to IEEE Std 802.3-2018 and adds Clause 152

through Clause 154 and Annex 154A. This amendment adds 100 Gb/s Physical Layer
specifications and management parameters for operation over DWDM systems using a

combination of phase and amplitude modulation with coherent detection for reaches of at

least 80 km.
Keywords: 100 Gb/s Ethernet, 100GBASE-ZR, DP-DQPSK, dense wavelength division

multiplexing (DWDM), DWDM black link, Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE), Ethernet, forward error

correction (FEC), IEEE 802.3™, IEEE 802.3ct™, Physical Medium Dependent (PMD) sublayer,

single-mode fiber (SMF)
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Participants

The following individuals were officers and members of the IEEE 802.3 Working Group at the beginning of

the IEEE P802.3ct Working Group ballot.
David J. Law, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Chair
Adam Healey, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Vice-Chair
Jon Lewis, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Secretary
Steven B. Carlson, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Executive Secretary
Valerie Maguire, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Treasurer
John D’Ambrosia, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force Chair

Tom Issenhuth, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force Editor-in-Chief,

Editor for supporting clauses, Phase II
Pete Anslow, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force
Editor for supporting clauses, Phase I
Steve Trowbridge, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force
Editor for Clause 152, Clause 153, Annex 83C and Annex 135A
Peter Stassar, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force
Editor for Clause 154
Takashi Fukuoka
David Abramson Daniel Koppermueller
Michikazu Aono Ali Ghiasi
Glen Kramer
Nobuyasu Araki Joel Goergen
Taketo Kumada
Tim Baggett Steven Gorshe
Hans Lackner
Thananya Baldwin Hideki Goto
Frank Lambrecht
Steffen Graber
Steven Baumgartner
Mark Laubach
Denis Beaudoin Olaf Grau
Greg Le Cheminant
Gitesh Bhagwat Robert Grow
David Lewis
Rich Boyer Martin Gubow
Mike-Peng Li
Mark Gustlin
David Brandt
Alex Lin
Ralf-Peter Braun Marek Hajduczenia
Robert Lingle
Theodore Brillhart Howard Heck
Hai-Feng Liu
Paul Brooks David Hess
William Lo
Matthew Brown Brian Holden
Yuanqiu Luo
Bernd Horrmeyer
Leon Bruckman
Kent Lusted
Jairo Bustos Heredia Yasuhiro Hyakutake
Jeffery Maki
Adrian Butter Jonathan Ingham
David Malicoat
John Calvin Kazuhiko Ishibe
Eric Maniloff
Clark Carty Hideki Isono
Flavio Marques
David Chalupsky Hiroaki Ito
Arthur Marris
Jacky Chang Kenneth Jackson
Takeo Masuda
Xin Chang Andrew Jimenez
Mick McCarthy
Chan Chen John Johnson
Brett McClellan
Chad Jones
Golam Choudhury
Larry McMillan
Keng Hua Chuang Peter Jones
Greg McSorley
Piers J. G. Dawe Lokesh Kabra
Richard Mellitz
Fred Dawson Haysam Kadry
Shimon Muller
Gerrit den Besten Manabu Kagami
Sean Murphy
Claudio DeSanti Upen Kareti
James Nadolny
Curtis Donahue Athanasios Kasapi
Edward Nakamoto
Liang Du Yong Kim
Raymond Nering
Kathryn Dube Mark Kimber
Paul Neveux
Mike Dudek Michael Klempa
Gary Nicholl
Frank Effenberger Curtis Knittle
Shawn Nicholl
David Estes Elizabeth Kochuparambil
Kevin Noll
John Ewen Sam Kocsis
Mark Nowell
Vincent Ferretti Wojciech Koczwara
Brian Franchuk Paul Kolesar David Ofelt
Matthias Fritsche Taiji Kondo Ryo Okabe
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Tom Palkert Masato Shiino Alexander Umnov
Carlos Pardo Ramin Shirani Prasad Venugopal
Earl Parsons Kapil Shrikhande Edward Walter
Gerald Pepper Jeff Slavick Roy Wang
Rubén Perez De Aranda Alonso Scott Sommers Xuehuan Wang
David Piehler Massimo Sorbara James Weaver
Edward Sprague
Fabio Pittala Dong Wei
Heath Stewart
Christopher Pohl Brian Welch
Junqing Sun
William Powell Matthias Wendt
Rick Rabinovich Steve Swanson Natalie Wienckowski
Parthasarathy Raju Tomoo Takahara Dance Wu
Adee Ran Satoshi Takahashi Peter Wu
Alon Regev Tadashi Takahashi Dayin Xu
Duane Remein Kazuya Takayama Yu Xu
Victor Renteria Michael Takefman James Young
Thomas Rettig Masaru Terada Lennart Yseboodt
Toshiaki Sakai Geoffrey Thompson Conrad Zerna
Hamid Salehi Pirooz Tooyserkani Xingxin Zhang
Sam Sambasivan Nathan Tracy Chunhui Zhu
Edward Sayre Viet Tran Yan Zhuang
Matthew Schmitt David Tremblay Martin Zielinski
Hossein Sedarat Mike Tu George Zimmerman
Masood Shariff Ed Ulrichs Pavel Zivny

The following members of the individual balloting committee voted on this standard. Balloters may have

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Robert Aiello Werner Hoelzl Adee Ran
Thomas Alexander Thomas Huber R. K. Rannow
Greg Armstrong Gergely Huszak Lakshman Raut
Yasuhiro Hyakutake
Rich Boyer
Robert Robinson
Ralf-Peter Braun Jonathan Ingham
Benjamin Rolfe
Theodore Brillhart Osamu Ishida
Toshiaki Sakai
Matthew Brown Hideki Isono
Olindo Savi
Tom Issenhuth
Jairo Bustos Heredia
Matthew Schmitt
William Byrd SangKwon Jeong
Qingya She
Steven B. Carlson Jack Jewell
Scott Sommers
Juan Carreon Peter Jones
Dorothy Stanley
Clark Carty Lokesh Kabra
Peter Stassar
Stuart Kerry
Pin Chang
Walter Struppler
Chan Chen Yong Kim
Mitsutoshi Sugawara
Charles Cook Mark Laubach
Kohichi Tamura
John D’Ambrosia Pi-Cheng Law
James Theodoras
Piers J. G. Dawe David Lewis
Nathan Tracy
John Deandrea Jon Lewis
David Tremblay
Christopher Diminico Karen Liu
Stephen Trowbridge
Frank Effenberger Valerie Maguire
Mark-Rene Uchida
Avraham Freedman Jeffery Maki
Dmitri Varsanofiev
Richard Mellitz
Matthias Fritsche
Ruoxu Wang
Limin Geng Nick S. A. Nikjoo
Xinyuan Wang
Ali Ghiasi Mark Nowell
Lisa Ward
Zhigang Gong Satoshi Obara
Keith Waters
Marek Hajduczenia Tom Palkert
James Weaver
Xiang He Carlos Pardo
James Young
Adam Healey Bansi Patel
Yu Yuan
Marco Hernandez Arumugam Paventhan
Oren Yuen
David Hess David Piehler
Shui Heung Patty Polpattana Bo Zhang
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When the IEEE SA Standards Board approved this standard on 16 June 2021, it had the following

membership:
Gary Hoffman, Chair
Jon Walter Rosdahl, Vice Chair
John D. Kulick, Past Chair
Konstantinos Karachalios, Secretary
Edward A. Addy Howard Li Mehmet Ulema
Doug Edwards Daozhuang Lin Lei Wang
Ramy Ahmed Fathy Kevin Lu F. Keith Waters
J. Travis Griffith Daleep C. Mohla Karl Weber
Thomas Koshy Chenhui Niu Sha Wei
Joseph L. Koepfinger* Damir Novosel Howard Wolfman
Annette Reilly Daidi Zhong
David J. Law
Dorothy Stanley
*Member Emeritus
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Introduction

This introduction is not part of IEEE Std 802.3ct-2021, IEEE Standard for Ethernet—Amendment 13: Physical

Layers and Management Parameters for 100 Gb/s Operation over DWDM Systems.

IEEE Std 802.3™ was first published in 1985. Since the initial publication, many projects have added

functionality or provided maintenance updates to the specifications and text included in the standard. Each

IEEE 802.3 project/amendment is identified with a suffix (e.g., IEEE Std 802.3ba™-2010).

The half duplex Media Access Control (MAC) protocol specified in IEEE Std 802.3-1985 is Carrier Sense

Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD). This MAC protocol was key to the experimental

Ethernet developed at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, which had a 2.94 Mb/s data rate. Ethernet at

10 Mb/s was jointly released as a public specification by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Intel and

Xerox in 1980. Ethernet at 10 Mb/s was approved as an IEEE standard by the IEEE Standards Board in 1983

and subsequently published in 1985 as IEEE Std 802.3-1985. Since 1985, new media options, new speeds of

operation, and new capabilities have been added to IEEE Std 802.3. A full duplex MAC protocol was added

in 1997.

Some of the major additions to IEEE Std 802.3 are identified in the marketplace with their project number .

This is most common for projects adding higher speeds of operation or new protocols. For example,

IEEE Std 802.3u™ added 100 Mb/s operation (also called Fast Ethernet), IEEE Std 802.3z added

1000 Mb/s operation (also called Gigabit Ethernet), IEEE Std 802.3ae added 10 Gb/s operation (also called

10 Gigabit Ethernet), IEEE Std 802.3ah™ specified access network Ethernet (also called Ethernet in the

First Mile) and IEEE Std 802.3ba added 40 Gb/s operation (also called 40 Gigabit Ethernet) and 100 Gb/s

operation (also called 100 Gigabit Ethernet). These major additions are all now included in and are

superseded by IEEE Std 802.3-2018 and are not maintained as separate documents.

At the date of IEEE Std 802.3ct-2021 publication, IEEE Std 802.3 was composed of the following

documents:
IEEE Std 802.3-2018

Section One—Includes Clause 1 through Clause 20 and Annex A through Annex H and Annex 4A.

Section One includes the specifications for 10 Mb/s operation and the MAC, frame formats and service

interfaces used for all speeds of operation.

Section Two—Includes Clause 21 through Clause 33 and Annex 22A through Annex 33E. Sectio n

Two includes management attributes for multiple protocols and speed of operation as well as

specifications for providing power over twisted pair cabling for multiple operational speeds. It also

includes general information on 100 Mb/s operation as well as most of the 100 Mb/s Physical Layer

specifications.

Section Three—Includes Clause 34 through Clause 43 and Annex 36A through Annex 43C. Section

Three includes general information on 1000 Mb/s operation as well as most of the 1000 Mb/s Physical

Layer specifications.

Section Four—Includes Clause 44 through Clause 55 and Annex 44A through Annex 55B. Section

Four includes general information on 10 Gb/s operation as well as most of the 10 Gb/s Physical Layer

specifications.

Section Five—Includes Clause 56 through Clause 77 and Annex 57A through Annex 76A. Clause 56

through Clause 67 and Clause 75 through Clause 77, as well as associated annexes, specify subscriber

access and other Physical Layers and sublayers for operation from 512 kb/s to 10 Gb/s, and defines

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services and protocol elements that enable the exchange of IEEE Std 802.3 format frames between

stations in a subscriber access network. Clause 68 specifies a 10 Gb/s Physical Layer specification.

Clause 69 through Clause 74 and associated annexes specify Ethernet operation over electrical

backplanes at speeds of 1000 Mb/s and 10 Gb/s.

Section Six—Includes Clause 78 through Clause 95 and Annex 83A through Annex 93C. Clause 78

specifies Energy-Efficient Ethernet. Clause 79 specifies IEEE 802.3 Organizationally Specific Link

Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) type, length, and value (TLV) information elements. Clause 80

through Clause 95 and associated annexes include general information on 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s

operation as well the 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Physical Layer specifications. Clause 90 specifies Ethernet

support for time synchronization protocols.

Section Seven—Includes Clause 96 through Clause 115 and Annex 97A through Annex 115A.

Clause 96 through Clause 98, Clause 104, and associated annexes, specify Physical Layers and

optional features for 100 Mb/s and 1000 Mb/s operation over a single twisted pair. Clause 100 throug h

Clause 103, as well as associated annexes, specify Physical Layers for the operation of the EPON

protocol over coaxial distribution networks. Clause 105 through Clause 114 and associated annexes

include general information on 25 Gb/s operation as well as 25 Gb/s Physical Layer specifications.

Clause 99 specifies a MAC merge sublayer for the interspersing of express traffic. Clause 115 and its

associated annex specify a Physical Layer for 1000 Mb/s operation over plastic optical fiber.

Section Eight—Includes Clause 116 through Clause 126 and Annex 119A through Annex 120E.

Clause 116 through Clause 124 and associated annexes include general information on 200 Gb/s and

400 Gb/s operation as well the 200 Gb/s and 400 Gb/s Physical Layer specifications. Clause 125 and

Clause 126 include general information on 2.5 Gb/s and 5 Gb/s operation as well as 2.5 Gb/s and

5 Gb/s Physical Layer specifications.
IEEE Std 802.3cb™-2018

Amendment 1—This amendment includes changes to IEEE Std 802.3-2018 and its amendments, and

adds Clause 127 through Clause 130, Annex 127A, Annex 128A, Annex 128B, and Annex 130A. This

amendment adds new Physical
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IEEE Std 802.3ct™-2021
(Amendment to IEEE Std 802.3™-2018
as amended by IEEE Std 802.3cb™-2018,
IEEE Std 802.3bt™-2018,
IEEE Std 802.3cd™-2018,
IEEE Std 802.3cn™-2019,
IEEE Std 802.3cg™-2019,
IEEE Std 802.3cq™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3cm™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3ch™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3ca™-2020,
IEEE Std 802.3cr™-2021,
IEEE Std 802.3cu™-2021,
and IEEE Std 802.3cv™-2021)
IEEE Standard for Ethernet
Amendment 13:
Physical Layers and Management
Parameters for 100 Gb/s Operation over
DWDM Systems
Developed by the
LAN/MAN Standards Committee
of the
IEEE Computer Society
Approved 16 June 2021
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Abstract: This amendment includes changes to IEEE Std 802.3-2018 and adds Clause 152

through Clause 154 and Annex 154A. This amendment adds 100 Gb/s Physical Layer
specifications and management parameters for operation over DWDM systems using a

combination of phase and amplitude modulation with coherent detection for reaches of at

least 80 km.
Keywords: 100 Gb/s Ethernet, 100GBASE-ZR, DP-DQPSK, dense wavelength division

multiplexing (DWDM), DWDM black link, Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE), Ethernet, forward error

correction (FEC), IEEE 802.3™, IEEE 802.3ct™, Physical Medium Dependent (PMD) sublayer,

single-mode fiber (SMF)
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Participants

The following individuals were officers and members of the IEEE 802.3 Working Group at the beginning of

the IEEE P802.3ct Working Group ballot.
David J. Law, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Chair
Adam Healey, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Vice-Chair
Jon Lewis, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Secretary
Steven B. Carlson, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Executive Secretary
Valerie Maguire, IEEE 802.3 Working Group Treasurer
John D’Ambrosia, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force Chair

Tom Issenhuth, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force Editor-in-Chief,

Editor for supporting clauses, Phase II
Pete Anslow, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force
Editor for supporting clauses, Phase I
Steve Trowbridge, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force
Editor for Clause 152, Clause 153, Annex 83C and Annex 135A
Peter Stassar, IEEE P802.3ct 100 Gb/s over DWDM systems Task Force
Editor for Clause 154
Takashi Fukuoka
David Abramson Daniel Koppermueller
Michikazu Aono Ali Ghiasi
Glen Kramer
Nobuyasu Araki Joel Goergen
Taketo Kumada
Tim Baggett Steven Gorshe
Hans Lackner
Thananya Baldwin Hideki Goto
Frank Lambrecht
Steffen Graber
Steven Baumgartner
Mark Laubach
Denis Beaudoin Olaf Grau
Greg Le Cheminant
Gitesh Bhagwat Robert Grow
David Lewis
Rich Boyer Martin Gubow
Mike-Peng Li
Mark Gustlin
David Brandt
Alex Lin
Ralf-Peter Braun Marek Hajduczenia
Robert Lingle
Theodore Brillhart Howard Heck
Hai-Feng Liu
Paul Brooks David Hess
William Lo
Matthew Brown Brian Holden
Yuanqiu Luo
Bernd Horrmeyer
Leon Bruckman
Kent Lusted
Jairo Bustos Heredia Yasuhiro Hyakutake
Jeffery Maki
Adrian Butter Jonathan Ingham
David Malicoat
John Calvin Kazuhiko Ishibe
Eric Maniloff
Clark Carty Hideki Isono
Flavio Marques
David Chalupsky Hiroaki Ito
Arthur Marris
Jacky Chang Kenneth Jackson
Takeo Masuda
Xin Chang Andrew Jimenez
Mick McCarthy
Chan Chen John Johnson
Brett McClellan
Chad Jones
Golam Choudhury
Larry McMillan
Keng Hua Chuang Peter Jones
Greg McSorley
Piers J. G. Dawe Lokesh Kabra
Richard Mellitz
Fred Dawson Haysam Kadry
Shimon Muller
Gerrit den Besten Manabu Kagami
Sean Murphy
Claudio DeSanti Upen Kareti
James Nadolny
Curtis Donahue Athanasios Kasapi
Edward Nakamoto
Liang Du Yong Kim
Raymond Nering
Kathryn Dube Mark Kimber
Paul Neveux
Mike Dudek Michael Klempa
Gary Nicholl
Frank Effenberger Curtis Knittle
Shawn Nicholl
David Estes Elizabeth Kochuparambil
Kevin Noll
John Ewen Sam Kocsis
Mark Nowell
Vincent Ferretti Wojciech Koczwara
Brian Franchuk Paul Kolesar David Ofelt
Matthias Fritsche Taiji Kondo Ryo Okabe
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Tom Palkert Masato Shiino Alexander Umnov
Carlos Pardo Ramin Shirani Prasad Venugopal
Earl Parsons Kapil Shrikhande Edward Walter
Gerald Pepper Jeff Slavick Roy Wang
Rubén Perez De Aranda Alonso Scott Sommers Xuehuan Wang
David Piehler Massimo Sorbara James Weaver
Edward Sprague
Fabio Pittala Dong Wei
Heath Stewart
Christopher Pohl Brian Welch
Junqing Sun
William Powell Matthias Wendt
Rick Rabinovich Steve Swanson Natalie Wienckowski
Parthasarathy Raju Tomoo Takahara Dance Wu
Adee Ran Satoshi Takahashi Peter Wu
Alon Regev Tadashi Takahashi Dayin Xu
Duane Remein Kazuya Takayama Yu Xu
Victor Renteria Michael Takefman James Young
Thomas Rettig Masaru Terada Lennart Yseboodt
Toshiaki Sakai Geoffrey Thompson Conrad Zerna
Hamid Salehi Pirooz Tooyserkani Xingxin Zhang
Sam Sambasivan Nathan Tracy Chunhui Zhu
Edward Sayre Viet Tran Yan Zhuang
Matthew Schmitt David Tremblay Martin Zielinski
Hossein Sedarat Mike Tu George Zimmerman
Masood Shariff Ed Ulrichs Pavel Zivny

The following members of the individual balloting committee voted on this standard. Balloters may have

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Robert Aiello Werner Hoelzl Adee Ran
Thomas Alexander Thomas Huber R. K. Rannow
Greg Armstrong Gergely Huszak Lakshman Raut
Yasuhiro Hyakutake
Rich Boyer
Robert Robinson
Ralf-Peter Braun Jonathan Ingham
Benjamin Rolfe
Theodore Brillhart Osamu Ishida
Toshiaki Sakai
Matthew Brown Hideki Isono
Olindo Savi
Tom Issenhuth
Jairo Bustos Heredia
Matthew Schmitt
William Byrd SangKwon Jeong
Qingya She
Steven B. Carlson Jack Jewell
Scott Sommers
Juan Carreon Peter Jones
Dorothy Stanley
Clark Carty Lokesh Kabra
Peter Stassar
Stuart Kerry
Pin Chang
Walter Struppler
Chan Chen Yong Kim
Mitsutoshi Sugawara
Charles Cook Mark Laubach
Kohichi Tamura
John D’Ambrosia Pi-Cheng Law
James Theodoras
Piers J. G. Dawe David Lewis
Nathan Tracy
John Deandrea Jon Lewis
David Tremblay
Christopher Diminico Karen Liu
Stephen Trowbridge
Frank Effenberger Valerie Maguire
Mark-Rene Uchida
Avraham Freedman Jeffery Maki
Dmitri Varsanofiev
Richard Mellitz
Matthias Fritsche
Ruoxu Wang
Limin Geng Nick S. A. Nikjoo
Xinyuan Wang
Ali Ghiasi Mark Nowell
Lisa Ward
Zhigang Gong Satoshi Obara
Keith Waters
Marek Hajduczenia Tom Palkert
James Weaver
Xiang He Carlos Pardo
James Young
Adam Healey Bansi Patel
Yu Yuan
Marco Hernandez Arumugam Paventhan
Oren Yuen
David Hess David Piehler
Shui Heung Patty Polpattana Bo Zhang
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When the IEEE SA Standards Board approved this standard on 16 June 2021, it had the following

membership:
Gary Hoffman, Chair
Jon Walter Rosdahl, Vice Chair
John D. Kulick, Past Chair
Konstantinos Karachalios, Secretary
Edward A. Addy Howard Li Mehmet Ulema
Doug Edwards Daozhuang Lin Lei Wang
Ramy Ahmed Fathy Kevin Lu F. Keith Waters
J. Travis Griffith Daleep C. Mohla Karl Weber
Thomas Koshy Chenhui Niu Sha Wei
Joseph L. Koepfinger* Damir Novosel Howard Wolfman
Annette Reilly Daidi Zhong
David J. Law
Dorothy Stanley
*Member Emeritus
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Introduction

This introduction is not part of IEEE Std 802.3ct-2021, IEEE Standard for Ethernet—Amendment 13: Physical

Layers and Management Parameters for 100 Gb/s Operation over DWDM Systems.

IEEE Std 802.3™ was first published in 1985. Since the initial publication, many projects have added

functionality or provided maintenance updates to the specifications and text included in the standard. Each

IEEE 802.3 project/amendment is identified with a suffix (e.g., IEEE Std 802.3ba™-2010).

The half duplex Media Access Control (MAC) protocol specified in IEEE Std 802.3-1985 is Carrier Sense

Multiple Access with Collision Detection (CSMA/CD). This MAC protocol was key to the experimental

Ethernet developed at Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, which had a 2.94 Mb/s data rate. Ethernet at

10 Mb/s was jointly released as a public specification by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Intel and

Xerox in 1980. Ethernet at 10 Mb/s was approved as an IEEE standard by the IEEE Standards Board in 1983

and subsequently published in 1985 as IEEE Std 802.3-1985. Since 1985, new media options, new speeds of

operation, and new capabilities have been added to IEEE Std 802.3. A full duplex MAC protocol was added

in 1997.

Some of the major additions to IEEE Std 802.3 are identified in the marketplace with their project number .

This is most common for projects adding higher speeds of operation or new protocols. For example,

IEEE Std 802.3u™ added 100 Mb/s operation (also called Fast Ethernet), IEEE Std 802.3z added

1000 Mb/s operation (also called Gigabit Ethernet), IEEE Std 802.3ae added 10 Gb/s operation (also called

10 Gigabit Ethernet), IEEE Std 802.3ah™ specified access network Ethernet (also called Ethernet in the

First Mile) and IEEE Std 802.3ba added 40 Gb/s operation (also called 40 Gigabit Ethernet) and 100 Gb/s

operation (also called 100 Gigabit Ethernet). These major additions are all now included in and are

superseded by IEEE Std 802.3-2018 and are not maintained as separate documents.

At the date of IEEE Std 802.3ct-2021 publication, IEEE Std 802.3 was composed of the following

documents:
IEEE Std 802.3-2018

Section One—Includes Clause 1 through Clause 20 and Annex A through Annex H and Annex 4A.

Section One includes the specifications for 10 Mb/s operation and the MAC, frame formats and service

interfaces used for all speeds of operation.

Section Two—Includes Clause 21 through Clause 33 and Annex 22A through Annex 33E. Sectio n

Two includes management attributes for multiple protocols and speed of operation as well as

specifications for providing power over twisted pair cabling for multiple operational speeds. It also

includes general information on 100 Mb/s operation as well as most of the 100 Mb/s Physical Layer

specifications.

Section Three—Includes Clause 34 through Clause 43 and Annex 36A through Annex 43C. Section

Three includes general information on 1000 Mb/s operation as well as most of the 1000 Mb/s Physical

Layer specifications.

Section Four—Includes Clause 44 through Clause 55 and Annex 44A through Annex 55B. Section

Four includes general information on 10 Gb/s operation as well as most of the 10 Gb/s Physical Layer

specifications.

Section Five—Includes Clause 56 through Clause 77 and Annex 57A through Annex 76A. Clause 56

through Clause 67 and Clause 75 through Clause 77, as well as associated annexes, specify subscriber

access and other Physical Layers and sublayers for operation from 512 kb/s to 10 Gb/s, and defines

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services and protocol elements that enable the exchange of IEEE Std 802.3 format frames between

stations in a subscriber access network. Clause 68 specifies a 10 Gb/s Physical Layer specification.

Clause 69 through Clause 74 and associated annexes specify Ethernet operation over electrical

backplanes at speeds of 1000 Mb/s and 10 Gb/s.

Section Six—Includes Clause 78 through Clause 95 and Annex 83A through Annex 93C. Clause 78

specifies Energy-Efficient Ethernet. Clause 79 specifies IEEE 802.3 Organizationally Specific Link

Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) type, length, and value (TLV) information elements. Clause 80

through Clause 95 and associated annexes include general information on 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s

operation as well the 40 Gb/s and 100 Gb/s Physical Layer specifications. Clause 90 specifies Ethernet

support for time synchronization protocols.

Section Seven—Includes Clause 96 through Clause 115 and Annex 97A through Annex 115A.

Clause 96 through Clause 98, Clause 104, and associated annexes, specify Physical Layers and

optional features for 100 Mb/s and 1000 Mb/s operation over a single twisted pair. Clause 100 throug h

Clause 103, as well as associated annexes, specify Physical Layers for the operation of the EPON

protocol over coaxial distribution networks. Clause 105 through Clause 114 and associated annexes

include general information on 25 Gb/s operation as well as 25 Gb/s Physical Layer specifications.

Clause 99 specifies a MAC merge sublayer for the interspersing of express traffic. Clause 115 and its

associated annex specify a Physical Layer for 1000 Mb/s operation over plastic optical fiber.

Section Eight—Includes Clause 116 through Clause 126 and Annex 119A through Annex 120E.

Clause 116 through Clause 124 and associated annexes include general information on 200 Gb/s and

400 Gb/s operation as well the 200 Gb/s and 400 G
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