ISBN-10:
0471414778
ISBN-13:
9780471414773
Pub. Date:
08/02/2002
Publisher:
Wiley
Fiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications / Edition 1

Fiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications / Edition 1

by Roger L. Freeman

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Overview

  • Concentrates on practical applications rather than theory.
  • The author is an established name in the field.
  • Offers a tutorial and practical approach for practitioners and students alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471414773
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/02/2002
Series: Wiley Series in Telecommunications and Signal Processing Series , #56
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 7.15(w) x 10.14(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

ROGER L. FREEMAN is a widely recognized expert in telecommunications systems engineering, with over forty-five years of experience in the field. He is the founder and principal of Roger Freeman Associates, a senior life member of the IEEE, and a member of the SCTE. Previous to this Mr. Freeman was principal engineer for advanced system planning at the Raytheon Company; technical manager of ITT Marine, Europe, and staff consultant for ITT Laboratories, Madrid, Spain, and ITU Regional Planning Expert for Northern South America.

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction to Fiber-Optic Transmission.

Fiber-Optic Cable.

Connectors, Splices, and Other Passive Devices.

Light Sources.

Light Detectors.

Impairments to Light Transmission.

Regenerators and Fiber-Optic Amplifiers.

Wave-Division Multiplexing.

Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH).

Link Engineering of Lightwave Systems.

Outside Plant Considerations.

System Availability and Survivability.

Powering Options to Improve Availability.

Hybrid Fiber-Coax (HFC) Systems.

On-Premises Wiring of Buildings—Fiber Optics.

Tools for Trouble Shooting Fiber-Optic Systems.

Optical Networking.

Appendix: Acronyms and Abbreviations.

Index.

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