Optical communication systems

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Prentice/Hall International, 1984 - Technology & Engineering - 577 pages
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Elementary discussion of propagation in fibers; Attenuation in optical fibers and cables; Electromagnetic wave propagation in step-index fibers; Basic semicondutor properties; Injection luminescence; The use of heterostructures; Laser action in semicondutors; Semiconductors p-i-n photodiode detectors; Avalanche photodiode detectors; The receive amplifier; The regeneration of digital signals; Unguided optical comunication systems; Optical fiber comunication systems; The electromagnetic wave equation in an isotropic medium subject to cylindrical boundary conditions; Electromagnetic waves in graded-index fiber: the WKB approximation; Ray tragectories in graded-index fiber; Radiometry and photometry; Source-fiber coupling; Derivation of frequency response of a laser diode; The impulse response of a filter with antisymetric frequency response; Solutions to numerical problems.

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Contents

ELEMENTARY DISCUSSION OF PROPAGATION IN FIBERS
24
ATTENUATION IN OPTICAL FIBERS
71
THE MANUFACTURE AND ASSESSMENT OF SILICA FIBERS
90
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