Fiber Optic Communications / Edition 1

Fiber Optic Communications / Edition 1

by James Downing, Leo Chartrand
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1401866352

ISBN-13: 9781401866358

Pub. Date: 09/21/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Part of Delmar Learning's National Center for Telecommunications Technologies series, this new book offers a complete, concise and practical introduction to fiber optic communications. Coverage begins with a brief history, and explanation of the advantages of fiber optics, and a description of basic telecommunication systems. Increased coverage of basic optics and

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Part of Delmar Learning's National Center for Telecommunications Technologies series, this new book offers a complete, concise and practical introduction to fiber optic communications. Coverage begins with a brief history, and explanation of the advantages of fiber optics, and a description of basic telecommunication systems. Increased coverage of basic optics and communications provide the background for understanding modern fiber-optics devices. Full of detailed descriptions of actual systems applications, the book concludes with practical instruction on the installation and troubleshooting of fiber optic communications networks and systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401866358
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/21/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.96(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Fiber Optic Communications.Fundamentals of Optics.Characteristics of Optical Fibers.Fiber and Cable Fabrication.Sources and Transmitters.Detectors and Receivers.Fiber Optic Devices.Modulation, Multiplexing and Network Architecture.Fiber Optic Communications Systems.Fiber Optic Test and Measurement.Other Lightwave Communications Applications.

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