Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networks

Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networks : Understanding and Using Optical Time-Domain Reflectometers

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Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networks offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art information about time-domain fiber-optic testing. Readers will gain an understanding of how to troubleshoot optical-fiber networks using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), while learning the fundamental principles underlying the operation of these powerful testing instruments. From basic fiber optics and fiber testing, to detailed event-analysis techniques, this book covers the entire spectrum of time-domain optical cable test theory and applications.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 437 pages
  • 149.86 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 771.1g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 0120586614
  • 9780120586615

About Duwayne R. Anderson

By Mr. Duwayne Anderson and Mr. Larry Johnson
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Table of contents

Early Development, Fundamentals of Fiber Optics, Fundamentals of OTDR Operation, Performance Characteristics of OTDRs, Measuring Non-Reflective Events, Loss-Measurement Error, Measuring Reflective Events, Complications Caused by Reflective Events, Measuring the Numerical Aperture and Cut-Off Wavelength of Single-Mode Fiber, Using OTDRs to Analyze Passive Networks that Include Couplers, Automatic-Event Marking Algorithms and Calibration, Test Fixtures, Polarization Mode Dispersion, Dispersion in Optical Fibers, Considerations in Purchasing your OTDR.
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