Optoelectronic Technology and Lightwave Communications Systems

Optoelectronic Technology and Lightwave Communications Systems

by Chinlon Lin (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401170376
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 03/07/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages: 766
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

1 Optical Fiber Waveguides.- 1. Transmission Properties of Optical Fibers.- 2. Measurement and Characterization of Optical Fibers.- 3. Advanced Single-Mode Fiber Designs for Lightwave Systems Applications.- 4. Polarization-Maintaining Optical Fibers.- 5. Transmission Limitations in Fibers due to Nonlinear Optical Effects.- 2 Fiber-Joining Technology and Passive Optical Components.- 6. Optical Fiber Connectors, Splices, and Jointing Technology.- 7. Passive Components for Optical Coupling and WDM Applications.- 3 Semiconductor Laser Sources and Photodetectors.- 8. Basic Physics of Semiconductor Lasers.- 9. Fabrication and Characterization of Semiconductor Lasers.- 10. Transverse Mode Control in Semiconductor Lasers.- 11. Longitudinal Mode Control in Laser Diodes.- 12. Modulation Properties of Semiconductor Lasers.- 13. High-Power Semiconductor Lasers.- 14. Photodetectors for Long-Wavelength Lightwave Systems.- 4 Optical Transmitters and Receivers.- 15. Semiconductor Laser Transmitters.- 16. Optical Receivers.- 5 Applications of Optoelectronics in Lightwave Systems.- 17. Optical Communications: Single-Mode Optical Fiber Transmission Systems.- 18. Optical Fiber Communication Systems: Local Area Networks.- 19. Future Applications of Optical Fiber Networks.- 20. Free-Space Optical Communication Systems.- 21. Optical Fiber Sensor Technology.- 22. Optoelectronic Information Processing: Laser Bar Code and Laser Printer Systems.- 6 Future Optoelectronic Technology and Transmission Systems.- 23. Optoelectronic Integrated Circuits.- 24. Coherent Optical Fiber Communication Systems—The Promise for the Future.- 7 Impacts on the Information Society.- 25. The Impact of Optoelectronics Technology on the Information Society.

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