Optical Fiber Communications
The third edition of this popular text and reference book presents the fundamental principles for understanding and applying optical fiber technology to sophisticated modern telecommunication systems.
Optical-fiber-based telecommunication networks have become a major information-transmission-system, with high capacity links encircling the globe in both terrestrial and undersea installations. Numerous passive and active optical devices within these links perform complex transmission and networking functions in the optical domain, such as signal amplification, restoration, routing, and switching. Along with the need to understand the functions of these devices comes the necessity to measure both component and network performance, and to model and stimulate the complex behavior of reliable high-capacity networks.
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Figures 3-22c and 3-23d show typical cross - sectional and three - dimensional
refractive - index profiles , respectively . A typical waveguide dispersion curve for
this type of fiber is depicted in Fig . 3-24a . Figure 3-24b gives the resultant total ...
The power from these photons is generally concentrated in one or a few modes .
The second term gives the spontaneously generated photons . The power
resulting from these photons is not mode - selective , but is spread over all the
Verify that Eq . ( 5-22 ) gives the common - core area of the two axially misaligned
step - index fibers shown in Fig . 5-10 . If d = 0.1a , what is the coupling efficiency
? 5-10 . Consider the three fibers having the properties listed in Table P5-10 .
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Overview of Optical Fiber Communications
Structures Waveguiding and Fabrication
Signal Degradation in Optical Fibers
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