Optical Communications Essentials


Gred Keiser


McGraw Hill Education

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McGraw Hill Education

Publication Year 2016


ISBN-10 0070251754

Paper Back

Edition First
Number of Pages 371 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 24X18.5X1.2
Weight (grms) 494

No matter if you are a communications engineer or technician, a marketing person or telecom manager, a researcher or student-Optical Communication Essentials is a must-have for anyone who is eager to master this cutting-edge technology without getting into extensive technical details.

Written by a world-class expert, the book offers concise, 15- to 20-page modules that use minimum of math to thoroughly illustrate each topic. Embellished with informative illustrations, comparison tables and optional offset sections for advanced topics, this vital resource provides:

•  Explanations of how and why light travels through fiber

•  An understanding of transmission and specialty fibers

•  Reasons for the different component types

•  Operational details of passive and active WDM devices

•  Extensive DWDM and CWDM applications coverage

•  Illustrations of impairments that affect system performance

•  The concepts of network management

•  Standards for design and evaluation of links and networks

•  Descriptions of equipment needed for performance testing

•  Overviews of fiber and component manufacturing issues

•  Web access to an interactive performance simulation tool

Gred Keiser

Gred Keiser, the world-known author of McGraw-Hill Optical Fiber Communications and Local Area Networks, and Associate Editor of the technical journal Optical Fiber Technology, is founder and president of PhotonicsComm Solutions, Inc. He had extensive experience at Honeywell, GTE, and General Dynamics in optical networking technology for telecommunication applications, and has served as an Adjunct Professor of electrical engineering at Northeastern University and Tufts University. He is also a fellow of IEEE.