Fiber-Optic Communication Systems / Edition 3

Fiber-Optic Communication Systems / Edition 3

by Govind P. Agrawal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471215716

ISBN-13: 9780471215714

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Although intended primarily as a textbook for graduate students of fiber-optic communications, this book is also a valuable resource for undergraduate courses at the senior level and a valuable professional reference for researchers and engineers working in the fields of telecommunications and lightwave technology.  See more details below

Overview

Although intended primarily as a textbook for graduate students of fiber-optic communications, this book is also a valuable resource for undergraduate courses at the senior level and a valuable professional reference for researchers and engineers working in the fields of telecommunications and lightwave technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471215714
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
6.52(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.37(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction1
1.1Historical Perspective1
1.2Basic Concepts8
1.3Optical Communication Systems15
1.4Lightwave System Components16
2Optical Fibers23
2.1Geometrical-Optics Description23
2.2Wave Propagation28
2.3Dispersion in Single-Mode Fibers37
2.4Dispersion-Induced Limitations45
2.5Fiber Losses55
2.6Nonlinear Optical Effects59
2.7Fiber Manufacturing67
3Optical Transmitters77
3.1Basic Concepts77
3.2Light-Emitting Diodes87
3.3Semiconductor Lasers92
3.4Control of Longitudinal Modes99
3.5Laser Characteristics106
3.6Transmitter Design118
4Optical Receivers133
4.1Basic Concepts133
4.2Common Photodetectors136
4.3Receiver Design149
4.4Receiver Noise155
4.5Receiver Sensitivity162
4.6Sensitivity Degradation168
4.7Receiver Performance174
5Lightwave Systems183
5.1System Architectures183
5.2Design Guidelines188
5.3Long-Haul Systems195
5.4Sources of Power Penalty202
5.5Computer-Aided Design217
6Optical Amplifiers226
6.1Basic Concepts226
6.2Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers232
6.3Raman Amplifiers243
6.4Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers250
6.5System Applications261
7Dispersion Management279
7.1Need for Dispersion Management279
7.2Precompensation Schemes281
7.3Postcompensation Techniques286
7.4Dispersion-Compensating Fibers288
7.5Optical Filters290
7.6Fiber Bragg Gratings293
7.7Optical Phase Conjugation300
7.8Long-Haul Lightwave Systems305
7.9High-Capacity Systems310
8Multichannel Systems330
8.1WDM Lightwave Systems330
8.2WDM Components339
8.3System Performance Issues362
8.4Time-Division Multiplexing375
8.5Subcarrier Multiplexing381
8.6Code-Division Multiplexing388
9Soliton Systems404
9.1Fiber Solitons404
9.2Soliton-Based Communications411
9.3Loss-Managed Solitons418
9.4Dispersion-Managed Solitons427
9.5Impact of Amplifier Noise435
9.6High-Speed Soliton Systems445
9.7WDM Soliton Systems458
10Coherent Lightwave Systems478
10.1Basic Concepts479
10.2Modulation Formats482
10.3Demodulation Schemes487
10.4Bit-Error Rate490
10.5Sensitivity Degradation497
10.6System Performance507
App. A: System of Units518
App. B: Acronyms520
App. CGeneral Formula for Pulse Broadening524
App. DUltimate System Capacity527
App. E: Software Package529
Index531

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