Fiber Optic Data Communication: Technology Advances And Futures

Hardcover | March 8, 2002

byCasimer DecusatisEditorCasimer Decusatis

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This book is an authoritative review of current and future trends in the field of telecommunications. Written by industry experts who are developing leading-edge data communication networks, Fiber Optic Data Communication provides professionals and students alike with a look at emerging technologies and their applications. Four of the chapters have been revised from DeCusatis's best-selling book, Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communications ; the remaining eight chapters are all new. Seven helpful appendices, a glossary, and a list of technical acronyms are included. This book can stand alone or as a companion volume to DeCusatis: Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication, Second Edition February 2002, ISBN: 0-12-207891-8 . * Includes emerging technologies such as Infiniband, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and MPLS Optical Switching* Describes leading edge commercial products, including LEAF and MetroCore fibers, dense wavelength multiplexing, and Small Form Factor transceiver packages* Covers all major industry standards, often written by the same people who designed the standards themselves* Includes an expanded listing of references on the World Wide Web, plus hard-to-find references for international, homologation, and type approval requirements* Convenient tables of key optical datacom parameters and glossary with hundreds of definitions and acronyms* Industry buzzwords explained, including SAN, NAS, and MAN networking* Datacom market analysis and future projections from industry leading forecasters

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This book is an authoritative review of current and future trends in the field of telecommunications. Written by industry experts who are developing leading-edge data communication networks, Fiber Optic Data Communication provides professionals and students alike with a look at emerging technologies and their applications. Four of the ...

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In correspondence with the widely popular and original Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication First Edition, and now updated Second Edition (2001), experts in both industry and academia have compiled an excellent addition to the field of Fiber Optics. This work revisits and expounds on the future technology section of the first Han...

Dr. Casimer DeCusatis is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and technical executive based in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He currently serves as Chief Technology Officer for IBM Systems Networking Strategic Alliances, and has played a leading role in developing data center network and I/O solutions, including extended distance connectivity. He is an ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:568 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 8, 2002Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Pt. 1 Technology Advances
Ch. 1 History of Fiber Optics
Ch. 2 Market Analysis and Business Planning
Ch. 3 Small Form Factor Fiber Optic Connector
Ch. 4 Specialty Fiber Optic Cables
Ch. 5 Optical Wavelength Division Multiplexing for Data Communication Networks
Ch. 6 Optical Backplanes, Board and Chip Interconnects
Ch. 7 Parallel Computer Architectures Using Fiber Optics
Pt. 2 The Future
Ch. 8 Packaging Assembly Techniques
Ch. 9 InfiniBand - The Interconnect from Backplane to Fiber
Ch. 10 New Devices for Optoelectronics: Smart Pixels
Ch. 11 Emerging Technology for Fiber Optic Data Communication
Ch. 12 Manufacturing Challenges
App. A Measurement Conversion Tables
App. B Physical Constants
App. C Index of Professional Organizations
App. D OSI Model
App. E Network Standards and Documents
App. F Data Network Rates
App. G Other Datacom Developments
Acronyms
Glossary
Index