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Understanding fiber optics

Author: Jeff Hecht
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Using a non-theoretical/non-mathematical approach, it explains the principles of optical fibers, describes components and how they work, explores the tools and techniques used to work with them and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Hecht
ISBN: 0130278289 9780130278289 013122803X 9780131228030
OCLC Number: 46462732
Description: ix, 773 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An Introduction to Fiber Optics --
2. Fundamentals of Fiber-optic components --
3. Fundamentals of Communications --
4. Types of Optical Fibers --
5. Properties of Optical Fibers --
6. Fiber materials, structure and manufacture --
7. Specialty Fibers --
8. Cabling --
9. Light Sources --
10. Transmitters --
11. Receivers --
12. Repeaters, Regenerators, and Optical Amplifiers --
13. Connectors and Splices --
14. Couplers and Other Passive Components --
15. Wavelength-Division Multiplexing Optics --
16. Optical Switches, Modulators, and other Active Components --
17. Fiber-Optic Measurement --
18. Troubleshooting and Test Equipment --
19. System and Optical Networking Concepts --
20. Fiber System Standards --
21. Single-Channel System Design --
22. Optical Networking System Design --
23. Global Telecommunications Applications --
24. Regional and Metro Telecommunications --
25. Local Telephone or "Access" Networks --
26. Internet Access and Local-Area Networks --
27. Video transmission --
28. Mobile Fiber-Optic Communications --
29. Fiber-Optic Sensors --
30. Imaging and Illuminating Fiber Optics.
Responsibility: Jeff Hecht.

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