Fibre-Optic Communications

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Wiley, Nov 10, 2008 - Science - 333 pages
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This book describes in a comprehensive manner the components and systems of fiber optic communications and networks. The first section explains the theory of multimode and single-mode fibers, then the technological features, including manufacturing, cabling, and connecting. The second section describes the various components (passive and active optical components, integrated optics, opto-electronic transmitters and receivers, and optical amplifiers) used in fiber optic systems. Finally, the optical transmission system design is explained, and applications to optical networks and fiber optic sensors are detailed, including the most recent developments in switched networks, high bit-rate systems, and FTTH or radio over fiber.

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Contents

Multimodc Optical Fibers
1
SingleMode Optical Fibers
33
Fiber Optics Technology and Implementation
69
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About the author (2008)

Pierre Lecoy has worked as Professor at Ecole Centrale Paris, France since 1984.

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