Understanding Fiber Optics

Author: Jeff Hecht

Publisher: Jeff Hecht

ISBN: 1511445653

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 800

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A tutorial introduction to fiber optics, which explains fundamental concepts of fiber optics, components and systems with minimal math. With more than 100,000 copies in print, Understanding Fiber Optics has been widely used in the classroom, for self study, and in corporate training since the first edition was published in 1987. This is a reprint of the 5th edition, originally published by Pearson Education and now available at low cost from Laser Light Press.
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Understanding Fiber Optics

Author: Jeff Hecht

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780139561450

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 617

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Ideal for technicians, entry-level engineers, and other non specialists, this practical, thorough, and accessible introduction to fiber optics reflects the expertise of an author who has followed the field for over 20 years. Using a non-theoretical/mathematical approach, it begins with the technical details of optical fibers, moves through the tools and techniques used to work with them, the devices used to connect fiber network, and concludes with applications showing how fibers are used. *NEW-Provides full explanations of fiber types, characteristics, and materials. *NEW-Offers up-to-date explanations of fiber amplifiers and fiber gratings. *NEW-Explains wavelength-division multiplexing and dense WDM (DWDM) systems. *NEW-Discusses optical switching and networks. *NEW-Explores fiber-optic systems for distribution to subscribers - including fiber to the curb and hybrid fiber-coax. *Describes the evolution of fiber-optic technology and its applications to communications. *Considers the characteristics, manufacture, operation, and function of major types of fibers. *Demonstrates basic splicing concepts, loss mechanisms, fusion splicing, and mechanical splicing. *Reviews long-distance
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Fiber Optic Communications,

Author: James Downing

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401866358

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 448

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Part of Delmar Learning’s National Center for Telecommunications Technologies series, this new book offers a complete, concise and practical introduction to fiber optic communications. Coverage begins with a brief history, and explanation of the advantages of fiber optics, and a description of basic telecommunication systems. Increased coverage of basic optics and communications provide the background for understanding modern fiber-optics devices. Full of detailed descriptions of actual systems applications, the book concludes with practical instruction on the installation and troubleshooting of fiber optic communications networks and systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Fiber Optic Reference Guide

Author: David Goff

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 113602817X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 260

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The Fiber Optic Reference Guide offers readers a solid understanding of the principles of fiber optic technology, especially as it relates to telecommunications, from its early days to developing future trends. Using a minimum of jargon and a wealth of illustrations, this book provides the underlying principles of fiber optics as well as essential practical applications. The third edition is updated to include expanded sections on light emitters, semiconductor optical amplifiers, Bragg gratings, and more systems design considerations. Fiber optics plays a key role in communications, as well as in broadcast and cable systems. Engineers working with fiber optics as well as newcomers to the industry will find the third edition of this reference guide invaluable. It will help the reader develop a solid understanding of the underlying principles of this rapidly changing technology as well as its essential practical applications. The text is thoroughly indexed and illustrated.
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Fiber Optics Yellow Pages

Author: N.A

Publisher: Information Gatekeepers Inc

ISBN: N.A

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Fiber Optics

Principles and Advanced Practices, Second Edition

Author: Abdul Al-Azzawi

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351650645

Category: Science

Page: 478

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This book provides a step-by-step discussion through each topic of fiber optics. Each chapter explores theoretical concepts of principles and then applies them by using experimental cases with numerous illustrations. The book works systematically through fiber optic cables, advanced fiber optic cables, light attenuation in optical components, fiber optic cable types and installations, fiber optic connectors, passive fiber optic devices, wavelength division multiplexing, optical amplifiers, optical receivers, opto-mechanical switches, and optical fiber communications. It includes important chapters in fiber optic lighting, fiber optics testing, and laboratory safety.
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Fiber Optics

Author: James C. Daly

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780849351037

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Experts in the field present the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for understanding and designing fiber optic communica-tion systems. This book bridges the gap between classical commu-nication practice and the new techniques required to design fiber optic communication systems. Engineering rules for designing systems are also given and supported by theoretical treatments. Topics Include:
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Fiber Optic Lighting

A Guide for Specifiers

Author: Russell L. DeVeau

Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9780881733259

Category: Fiber optic lighting systems

Page: 179

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Fiber optic lighting is a dynamic emerging technology that offers a broad range of aesthetic and problem-solving options to the lighting designer. This practical desk reference is written to serve the needs of professional lighting designers, engineers, facility managers, energy managers, architects and interior designers in applying and specifying these innovative products. The full spectrum of related application, cost and design issues are thoroughly addressed, covering system fundamentals, components, principles of operation and creative uses of fiber optic lighting in today's commercial, industrial and retail environments.
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Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networks

Understanding and Using Optical Time-Domain Reflectometers

Author: Duwayne R. Anderson,Larry M. Johnson,Florian G. Bell

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080492363

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 437

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Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networks offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art information about time-domain fiber-optic testing. Readers will gain an understanding of how to troubleshoot optical-fiber networks using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), while learning the fundamental principles underlying the operation of these powerful testing instruments. From basic fiber optics and fiber testing, to detailed event-analysis techniques, this book covers the entire spectrum of time-domain optical cable test theory and applications. Only book available focusing solely on OTDR theory and practice Covers the entire spectrum of time-domain optical cable test theory and applications Designed to be accessible to both engineers and system technicians
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Optics

Light for a New Age

Author: Jeff Hecht

Publisher: Jeff Hecht

ISBN: 0684188791

Category: Science

Page: 170

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Young adult introduction to optics and light, including what light is and does, simple optics and how they work, the eye, light sources, light detection and robot vision, infrared and ultraviolet light, Optical instruments, cameras and television, fiber optics, light and life, ray guns and reality.
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Introduction to Fiber Optics

Author: John Crisp

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080473161

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 245

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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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Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guide

Author: Bill Woodward

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119011515

Category: Computers

Page: 648

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Pass the FOI exam with a strong foundation in fiber optictechnology Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) Certification Exam Guidegives you a solid foundation in fiber optics and thoroughpreparation for the Fiber Optics Installer (FOI) certification.Endorsed by the Electronics Technicians Association, International,this guide serves as both a comprehensive self-study course and auseful desk reference for aspiring fiber optics installers.Coverage includes the basic principles of light, optical fiberconstruction, safety, fusion, mechanical splicing, connectors,fiber-optic light sources, transmitters, detectors, test equipment,and more. Each chapter meets or exceeds the ETA FOI knowledgecompetency, with key exam information highlighted for easyreference. Real-world scenarios illustrate how particular solutionsare applied in common working environments, giving you a clearunderstanding of to use the tactics in the field. Chapter exercisesand review questions offer plenty of opportunity for practice. This book helps you prepare for certification, and moreimportantly, the everyday work the job entails. Determine how much you already know with a pre-studyassessment Find key exam information and terms quickly withchapter-by-chapter objectives Study real-world scenarios to understand how concepts areapplied Pinpoint weak areas with practice and review questions thattest your knowledge If you are seeking a strong knowledge base — and completeexam prep — you will find Fiber Optics Installer (FOI)Certification Exam Guide to be a critically usefulreference.
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Understanding Optical Fiber Communications

Author: A. J. Rogers

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 9780890064788

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 216

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Providing an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of modern optical-fiber communication systems, the principles and operation without the use of advanced mathematics, this book is an ideal introduction for sales and marketing personnel, business managers in telecommunications, technicians and college or university students interested in the ideas behind the telecommunications medium of the future.
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Optical Networking Best Practices Handbook

Author: John R. Vacca

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470075058

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Optical Networking Best Practices Handbook presents optical networking in a very comprehensive way for nonengineers needing to understand the fundamentals of fiber, high-capacity, high-speed equipment and networks, and upcoming carrier services. The book provides a practical understanding of fiber optics as a physical medium, sorting out single-mode versus multi-mode and the crucial concept of Dense Wave-Division Multiplexing.
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Optik für Dummies

Author: Galen Duree

Publisher: VCH

ISBN: 9783527708406

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Page: 332

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Dass die Optik wichtig ist, das weiß jedes Kind, aber auch als Teilgebiet der Physik ist Optik von Bedeutung. Galen Duree gibt Ihnen eine schnelle Einführung in die physikalischen und mathematischen Grundlagen der Physik. Dann erklärt sie Ihnen, was Sie über Wellen und Strahlen wissen sollten. Sie erläutert praktische Anwendungen der Optik in der Industrie und wendet sich fortgeschrittenen optischen Systemen zu. Zuletzt wirft sie noch einen Blick auf komplexere Themen wie Quantenoptik.
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Understanding Telephone Electronics

Author: Joseph Carr,Steve Winder,Stephen Bigelow

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080520032

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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Throughout its history, Understanding Telephone Electronics has been, by far, one of the most popular books on telecommunication electronics in the trade, electronic distribution, and educational markets because of its very simple, direct approach to the technology. In keeping with the distinguished tradition of its predecessors, Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition covers conventional telephone fundamentals, including both analog and modern digital communication techniques, and provides basic information on the functions of each telephone system component, how electronic circuits generate dial tones, and how the latest digital transmission techniques work. This new edition of Stephen Bigelow's well-known, widely used text on telephone electronics offers comprehensive coverage of the latest developments in fiber optic technology, the convergence of telecommunications, cable-TV and Internet services, and CTI (computer telephony integration). The authors have made extensive revisions in these and other essential areas, such as business systems, voice mail, phone networking, enhanced services, satellite communications, wireless paging systems, digital communications, and much more to ensure that topics covered are current with the most recent advances in technology. The original Understanding Telephone Electronics has been a "gold standard" reference and training staple for years. Likewise, Understanding Telephone Electronics, Fourth Edition will serve as an essential and invaluable resource for technicians, engineers, students at major universities and corporations, and anyone with an enthusiasm for telecommunication electronics. Provides comprehensive coverage of telephone system functions and the role of the Internet in telephony Updates encompass the trends and advances of the booming telecommunications field, with new chapters on fiber optic technology and the Internet
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