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Title:
Optical communications essentials
Author:
Keiser, Gerd.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xix, 373 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/mh031/2003051171.html
ISBN:
9780071412049
Format :
Book

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Summary

* The most comprehensive introduction to optical communications available anywhere--from the author of Optical Fiber Communications, the field's leading text * Concise, illustrated module-style chapters quickly bring non-specialists up-to-speed * Extensive DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) coverage * Advanced topics and limited math covered in side-bars' * Free space optical (wireless fiber optics)


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Basic Concepts of Communications Systems
Chapter 2 Optical Communication Systems Overview
Chapter 3 The Behavior of Light
Chapter 4 Optical Fibers
Chapter 5 Optical Fiber Cables
Chapter 6 Light Sources and Transmitters
Chapter 7 Photoiodes and Receivers
Chapter 8 Connectors and Splices
Chapter 9 Passive Optical Components
Chapter 10 Active Optical Components
Chapter 11 Optical Amplifiers
Chapter 12 Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Chapter 13 Constructing the WDM Network Puzzle
Chapter 14 Performance Measures
Chapter 15 Performance Impairments
Chapter 16 Optical Link Design
Chapter 17 Optical Networks
Chapter 18 Network Management
Chapter 19 Test and Measurement
Chapter 20 Manufacturing Issues
Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
Index