SONET/SDH Demystified

Paperback | July 18, 2001

bySteven Shepard

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*Clear explanations of SONET (Synchronous Optical Network), the industry standard for high speed transmission over optical fiber, for the non-engineer*Provides detailed SONET case studies and business models*Includes coverage of DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) and WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing

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*Clear explanations of SONET (Synchronous Optical Network), the industry standard for high speed transmission over optical fiber, for the non-engineer*Provides detailed SONET case studies and business models*Includes coverage of DWDM (Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing) and WDM (Wavelength Division Multiplexing

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THE HOW'S AND WHY'S AND APPLICATIONS ON SONET/SDH--MINUS THE JARGONIntended for use in broadband ISDN and ATM networks, SONET (Synchronous Optical Network) and SDH (Synchronous Digital Hierarchy) have taken on a life of their own. As fiber optic cable becomes the standard for data transmission, telcos and other carriers are deploying ...

Steven Shepard (Williston, VT) is a professional writer and educator specializing in international telecommunications. He has written and taught technical courses on a broad range of topics around the globe. He is the author of several books, including Telecommunications Convergence and Optical Networking Demystified.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.2 × 7.3 × 1.07 inPublished:July 18, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071376186

ISBN - 13:9780071376181

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Beginnings.

Chapter 2: SONET Basics.

Chapter 3: SDH Basics.

Chapter 4: Overview of Optical Technology.

Chapter 5: Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM).

Chapter 6: Players and Futures in the SONET/SDH Game.

Chapter 7: SONET and SDH Aplications.

Glossary.

Bibliograpgy.

Common Industry Acroynms.

Online Resources.

Telcordia Documentation.

ITU Recommendations.

ANSI Documents.

Photo Credits.

Index.

About the Author.