Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers: Fundamentals and Technology (Google eBook)

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Academic Press, Mar 15, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 460 pages
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Erbium Fiber Amplifiers is a comprehensive introduction to the increasingly important topic of optical amplification. Written by three Bell Labs pioneers, the book stresses the importance of the interrelation of materials properties, optical properties, and systems aspects of optical fiber amplifiers.

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Key Features
* Explains the theory of noise in optically amplified systems in an intuitive way
* The book contains a discussion of components used in amplifier fabrication and of the attendant technologies used in real systems
* The book provides basic tools for amplifier design as well as systems engineering, including the latest developments in WDM and soliton systems
* The book discusses the fundamentals of rare earth ions for the reader desiring more depth in the topic
* The book is for either the novice of experienced reader
* The chapter have links between them to allow the reader to understand the relationship between the amplifier characteristics, noise, and systems applications
* The book contains extensive references
  

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER 2 OPTICAL FIBER FABRICATION
13
CHAPTER 3 COMPONENTS AND INTEGRATION
43
CHAPTER 4 RARE EARTH IONS INTRODUCTORY SURVEY
87
CHAPTER 5 ERBIUMDOPED FIBER AMPLIFIERS AMPLIFIER BASICS
131
CHAPTER 6 ERBIUMDOPED FIBER AMPLIFIERS MODELING AND COMPLEX EFFECTS
153
CHAPTER 7 OPTICAL AMPLIFIERS IN FIBER OPTIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS THEORY
201
CHAPTER 8 AMPLIFIER CHARACTERIZATION AND DESIGN ISSUES
251
CHAPTER 9 SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATIONS OF AMPLIFIERS
321
CHAPTER 10 FOUR LEVEL FIBER AMPLIFIERS FOR 13 μm AMPLIFICATION
401
Appendix A
429
INDEX
451
Optics and Photonics
461
Limited Use Software Evaluation License
462
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