ISBN 9780070701243,An Introduction To Fiber Optic System

An Introduction To Fiber Optic System



Tata Mcgraw Hill Education Private Limited

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780070701243

ISBN-10 0070701245


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 360 Pages
Language (English)


Designed for the beginning course in fiber optics, AN INTRODUCTION TO FIBER OPTICS SYSTEMS, 2/E, by John Powers, is suitable for both students and professionals. The text integrates diverse elements of fiber optics and provides a clear picture of how they are used in fiber optics communication. By introducing the terminology used in fiber optics, and describing the building blocks of an optical fiber system, Powers' text permits students to process the initial design of optical links, and to understand the trade offs made in designing and using a fiber optics communication line. Salient Features Provides a clear focus on fiber optics technology by eliminating extensive discussion of fiber optics theory and emphasizing the results Coverage of the latest developments concerning fiber optics amplifiers Covers Sonet and FDDI standards for data networks TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. The Optical Fiber 3. Fiber Properties 4. Splicers, Connectors, and Couplers 5. Optical Sources 6. Optical Receivers 7. Optical Link Design 8. Fiber Optic Networks 9. Wavelength-Division Multiplexing