Fiber Optic Communications,
Part of Delmar Learning’s National Center for Telecommunications Technologies series, this new book offers a complete, concise and practical introduction to fiber optic communications. Coverage begins with a brief history, and explanation of the advantages of fiber optics, and a description of basic telecommunication systems. Increased coverage of basic optics and communications provide the background for understanding modern fiber-optics devices. Full of detailed descriptions of actual systems applications, the book concludes with practical instruction on the installation and troubleshooting of fiber optic communications networks and systems.
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Introduction to FiberOptic Communications
Principles of Optics
Characteristics of Optical Fibers
Fiber and Cable Fabrication
Optical Sources and Transmitters
Optical Detectors and Receivers
absorption allow amplitude angle applications attenuation bandgap bandwidth cavity channel Chapter cladding coherence components connector core coupler CWDM data rate dB/km described detector devices dispersion compensation dispersion-shifted fiber DWDM EDFA electrical electron energy ESCON Ethernet fiber cable fiber-optic communications fiber-optic communications systems fiber-optic systems filter frequency gain Gbps input power insertion loss integration interface laser diode layer length light linewidth long-haul material Mbps measure metro modal mode modulation multimode fiber noise numerical aperture OADM optical amplifiers optical fiber optical power optical signal output parameters photodiode photon polarization power budget power levels propagation protocols PSTN pulse quantum efficiency Raman receiver reflection refractive index SECTION semiconductor shown in Figure single-mode fiber SOLUTION SONET SONET/SDH splice switching technologies telecommunications tion transfer function transmitter transport types VCSELs voltage wave waveguide wavelength division multiplexing wireless