Fiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications by Roger L. FreemanFiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications by Roger L. Freeman

Fiber-Optic Systems for Telecommunications

byRoger L. Freeman

Hardcover | August 2, 2002

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  • 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.
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...
Title:Fiber-Optic Systems for TelecommunicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 10.14 × 7.15 × 1.02 inPublished:August 2, 2002Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0471414778

ISBN - 13:9780471414773

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Table of Contents



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.


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