Optical amplifiers and their applications

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Wiley, Jun 30, 1994 - Technology & Engineering - 276 pages
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A comprehensive, timely and accessible work which explores the subject of optical amplification-a field expected to have a tremendous impact on the architecture of future optical communications systems. Discusses optical amplifier principles emphasizing semiconductor laser and optical fiber amplifiers. Describes construction and design techniques for semiconductor laser amplifiers. Covers actual fabrication and design methods for fiber amplifiers including the technology of the diverse individual components that make up an optical amplifier, high-speed trunk transmission and subscriber transmission systems, undersea transmission, sensors and more.

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Principles of Optical Amplifiers
7
Semiconductor Laser Amplifiers
45
Semiconductor Laser AmplifiersDesign
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