Introduction to Optical Fiber Communications Systems

Introduction to Optical Fiber Communications Systems

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For advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this textbook emphasizes the underlying physical properties and the design of optical communication systems. Jones provides balanced coverage of optical fibers, transmitting devices, photodetectors, and systems; and pays special attention fo topics of emerging importance, including integrated optical devices, heterodyne detection, and coherent optical systems.
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  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 180.3 x 256.5 x 27.9mm | 816.48g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0195107268
  • 9780195107265

Table of contents

Introduction ; 1. Communication Systems ; 2. Light and Electromagnetic Waves ; 3. Dielectric Waveguides and Optical Fibers ; 4. Electroluminescence and Light-Emitting Diodes ; 5. Lasers ; 6. Photodetectors ; 7. Optical Receivers ; 8. Optical Fiber Communication Systems ; Appendices ; A. List of Symbols and Acronyms ; B. Physical Constants ; C. Properties of Semiconductor Materials ; D. S1 Units ; E. Greek Alphabet ; F. Answers to Selected Problems
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