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Fiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications

Fiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications

Roger L. Freeman

ISBN: 978-0-471-41477-3

Aug 2002

416 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$169.00

Description

  • Concentrates on practical applications rather than theory.
  • The author is an established name in the field.
  • Offers a tutorial and practical approach for practitioners and students alike.
Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction to Fiber-Optic Transmission.

Fiber-Optic Cable.

Connectors, Splices, and Other Passive Devices.

Light Sources.

Light Detectors.

Impairments to Light Transmission.

Regenerators and Fiber-Optic Amplifiers.

Wave-Division Multiplexing.

Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH).

Link Engineering of Lightwave Systems.

Outside Plant Considerations.

System Availability and Survivability.

Powering Options to Improve Availability.

Hybrid Fiber-Coax (HFC) Systems.

On-Premises Wiring of Buildings--Fiber Optics.

Tools for Trouble Shooting Fiber-Optic Systems.

Optical Networking.

Appendix: Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Index.
"...comprehensively written and illustrated..." (Measurement & Control, May 2003)