Optical Communications by Robert M. GagliardiOptical Communications by Robert M. Gagliardi

Optical Communications

byRobert M. Gagliardi, Sherman Karp

Hardcover | February 20, 1995

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This updated edition concentrates on modern analysis and design. Includes new material in the key areas of digital communications, fiber optics, lightwave networks, atmospheric channels and space links--all of which are now critical topics in optical applications. Contains brief sections on optical hardware and device descriptions. Features new homework problems and references.
Title:Optical CommunicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:368 pages, 9.37 × 6.42 × 0.89 inPublished:February 20, 1995Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471542873

ISBN - 13:9780471542872

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Table of Contents

The Optical Communication System.

Optical Field Reception.


Noncoherent (Direct) Detection.

Coherent (Heterodyne) Detection.

Optical Digital Communications.

Fiberoptic Communications.

Fiber Networks.

The Atmospheric Optical Channel.

Pointing, Acquisition, and Tracking in Space Optics.


From Our Editors

Updated to reflect all the advances in this rapidly emerging technology, this new edition presents new material on digital communications, fiber optics and most lightwave networks. It also emphasizes the system aspects of optical communications rather than dwelling on detailed hardware device descriptions