Introduction to Fiber Optics

Other | October 1, 2005

byCrisp, John, John Crisp

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Introduction to Fiber Optics is well established as an introductory text for engineers, managers and students. It meets the needs of systems designers, installation engineers, electronic engineers and anyone else looking to gain a working knowledge of fiber optics with a minimum of maths. Review questions are included in the text to enable the reader to check their understanding as they work through the book.

The new edition of this successful book is now fully up to date with the new standards, latest technological developments and includes a new chapter on specifying optical components.

Whether you are looking for a complete self-study course in fiber optics, a concise reference text to dip into, or a readable introduction to this fast moving technology, this book has the solution.

* A practical, no-nonsense guide to fiber optics
* Up-to-date coverage that minimises mathematics
* New material on specifying optical components

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Introduction to Fiber Optics is well established as an introductory text for engineers, managers and students. It meets the needs of systems designers, installation engineers, electronic engineers and anyone else looking to gain a working knowledge of fiber optics with a minimum of maths. Review questions are included in the text to en...

Format:OtherDimensions:245 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 1, 2005Publisher:NewnesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080473164

ISBN - 13:9780080473161

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Table of Contents

Optic fiber and light; What makes the light stay in the Fiber; The choice of frequency; propagation of light along the fiber;decibels; losses in optic optics; Dispersion and our attempts to prevent it; Real cables; How to specify optical fibers; Connecting optic fibers; Fusion splicing; mechanical splices; connectors;couplers; Light sources and detectors; Testing a sytem; System Design; The transmission of signals; Organizing optical fibers within a building; LANS and topology; Index.