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This new volume is the latest in a set representing the most comprehensive collection of descriptive material and tabulated data about optics ever assembled! Its 27 all-new chapters—contributed by the most widely respected names in the field—give you instant access to reliable information concerning every aspect of fiber optics. Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, this definitive work includes all the information you need to start solving problems in optics, from design of systems and ...

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Handbook of Optics, Volume IV

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Overview

This new volume is the latest in a set representing the most comprehensive collection of descriptive material and tabulated data about optics ever assembled! Its 27 all-new chapters—contributed by the most widely respected names in the field—give you instant access to reliable information concerning every aspect of fiber optics. Prepared under the auspices of the Optical Society of America, this definitive work includes all the information you need to start solving problems in optics, from design of systems and components to day-today laboratory research and development. This volume contains a new index covering all four volumes, extensive chapter glossaries, and a wealth of current references to guide you to even more sources of information. Volume IV: Fiber Optics and Nonlinear Optics includes articles that cover: *Fiber optics communications, technologies, and systems *Solitons, gratings, amplifiers, modulators, and detectors for fiber-optic systems *Fiber-based couplers, isolators, MUX, and deMUX *Time-domain multiplexed (TDM) and wavelength-domain multiplexed (WDM) networks *Fiber-optic links for telecom, datacom, and analog signaling *Optical fiber sections and infrared fibers *The Raman effect with tables of shifts, photorefractivity, laser damages, and the generation of other wavelength light sources The Optical Society of America is dedicated to advancing study, teaching, research, and engineering in optics.

Authored and promoted by the prestigous OSA and Handbook is must reading for all optics professionals. This volume addes a wealth of new mterial, tables, charts, and data.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071414791
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 10/27/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 832
  • File size: 24 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael Bass is Professor of Optics, Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Optics/Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers at the University of Central Florida. He received his B.S. in physics from Carnegie-Mellon, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in physics from the University of Michigan. Eric W. van Stryland is a Professor of Optics, Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Optics/Center for Research and Education in Optics and Lasers at the University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. Jay M. Enoch is a Professor at the Graduate School and Dean Emeritus, School of Optometry, University of California at Berkeley. He is also a Professor at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California at San Francisco. He received his B.S. in Optics and Optometry from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in Physiological Optics from Ohio State University. William L. Wolfe is a Professor Emeritus at the Optical Sciences Center, University of Arizona. He received his B.S. in physics from Bucknell University, and his M.S. in physics and M.S.E. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Fiber Optics Optical Fibers and Communications Optical Fiber Communication Technologies and Systems Fiber Optic Gratings Optical Fiber Amplifiers Nonlinear Effects In Fiber Optics Solitons Sources, Modulators, and Detectors for Fiber Optic Communication Systems Fiber Based Couplers, Isolators, MUX and deMUX Micro-Optics Based Components for Networks Semiconductor Optical Amplifier and Wavelength Conversions Fiber Optic Communications Links (Telecommunications, Data Communications, and Analog) Time Domain Multiplexed (TDM) Networks Wavelength Domain Multiplexed (WDM) Networks Optical Fiber Sections Infrared Fibers Appendices 4 Volume Index



































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