Introduction to Optical Fiber Communications Systems

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byWilliam B. Jones

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For seniors or first-year graduate students, this text is a general introduction to optical electronics with a strong emphasis on underlying physical properties and on the design of optical communications systems. Jones provides balanced coverage of optical fibers, transmitting devices,photodetectors, and systems; and pays special attention to topics of emerging importance, including integrated optical devices, heterodyne detection, and coherent optical systems. The book's practical, engineering orientation satisfies the latest ABET recommendations for more design instruction inelectrical engineering courses.

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For seniors or first-year graduate students, this text is a general introduction to optical electronics with a strong emphasis on underlying physical properties and on the design of optical communications systems. Jones provides balanced coverage of optical fibers, transmitting devices,photodetectors, and systems; and pays special atte...

William B. Jones is at Texas AandM University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.29 × 6.42 × 0.91 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195107268

ISBN - 13:9780195107265

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Communication Systems3. Light and Electromagnetic Waves4. Dielectric Waveguides and Optical Fibers5. Electroluminescence and Light-Emitting Diodes6. Lasers7. Photodetectors8. Optical Receivers9. Optical Fiber Communication SystemsAppendix A. List of Symbols and AcronymsAppendix B. Physical ConstantsAppendix C. Properties of Semiconductor MaterialsAppendix D. SI UnitsAppendix E. Greek AlphabetAppendix F. Answers to Selected Problems