Fiber Optic Reference Guide: A Practical Guide to Communications Technology

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Focal Press, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 260 pages
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The Fiber Optic Reference Guide offers readers a solid understanding of the principles of fiber optic technology, especially as it relates to telecommunications, from its early days to developing future trends. Using a minimum of jargon and a wealth of illustrations, this book provides the underlying principles of fiber optics as well as essential practical applications. The third edition is updated to include expanded sections on light emitters, semiconductor optical amplifiers, Bragg gratings, and more systems design considerations.

Fiber optics plays a key role in communications, as well as in broadcast and cable systems. Engineers working with fiber optics as well as newcomers to the industry will find the third edition of this reference guide invaluable. It will help the reader develop a solid understanding of the underlying principles of this rapidly changing technology as well as its essential practical applications. The text is thoroughly indexed and illustrated.

* An ideal primer for newcomers to the fiber optics industry as well as a useful reference guide for seasoned fiber optics veterans

* The only book on the subject to present practical applications

* Thoroughly updated and heavily illustrated

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Goff is Vice President of Engineering at Force, Inc. in Christianburg, VA.

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