ISBN-10:
144195399X
ISBN-13:
9781441953995
Pub. Date:
11/19/2010
Publisher:
Springer US
Optical Components for Communications: Principles and Applications / Edition 1

Optical Components for Communications: Principles and Applications / Edition 1

by Ching-Fuh Lin

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ISBN-13: 9781441953995
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/19/2010
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2004
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

-Preface.
- 1: Introduction to Optical Communication. 1. Introduction. 2. Emergence of Modern Optical-Fiber Communication. 3. Fundamentals of Light. 4. Interaction of Light with Matter. 5. Basic Properties of Transparent Materials. 6. Optical Fiber and Light Guiding. 7. Modern Optical-Fiber Communication System.
2: Transmitters (I) - Light Sources. 1. Introduction. 2. Principle of Light Emission. 3. Principle of Lasers. 4. Light Emitting Diodes and Semiconductor Lasers. 5. Semiconductor Lasers for Optical Communication.
- 3: Transmitters (II) - Modulators. 1. Introduction. 2. Direct Modulation of Laser Diodes. 3. External Modulation. 4. Short-Pulse Techniques.
- 4: Optical Amplifiers. 1. Introduction. 2. Principle of Optical Amplifiers. 3. Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA). 4. Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA). 5. Raman Amplifier.
- 5: Photodetectors and Detection of Optical Radiation. 1. Introduction. 2. Photodetectors. 3. Noise Involved in the Detection of Optical Radiation.
- 6: Principles of Optics for Passive Components. 1. Introduction. 2. Fabry-Perot Resonance due to Parallel Interfaces. 3. Transmission and Reflection from Multi-Layer Coatings. 4. Diffraction Grating. 5. Waveguide Coupling. 6. Mach-Zehnder Interference. 7. Birefringence. 8. Optical Activity.
- 7: Passive Components (I). 1. Introduction. 2.Combiner/Splitter. 3. Fixed and Tunable Filters. 4. Isolator. 5. Circulator. 6. Attenuator.
- 8: Passive Components (II). 1. Introduction. 2. Wavelength Division Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (WDM). 3. Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (OADM). 4. Optical Switch, Optical Crossconnect and Wavelength Router. 5. Wavelength Converter.

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