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 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 Yellow Pages

Author: N.A

Publisher: Information Gatekeepers Inc

ISBN: N.A

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Fiber Optics Weekly Update

Author: Paul Polishuk, Editor

Publisher: Information Gatekeepers Inc

ISBN: N.A

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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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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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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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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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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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Optical Waveguide Sciences

Proceedings of the International Symposium, held at Kweilin, People’s Republic of China (PRC), June 20–23, 1983

Author: H. Huang-Chia,A.W. Snyder

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789024728480

Category: Science

Page: 360

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Over the past decade or more, the art relating to modern optical waveguides has evolved as a nighly focused interdis ciplinary field, so attractive, stimulating and full of far reachin3 promise that no parallel could be found earlier in other branches of applied sciences except, perhaps, in solid state electronics and computer technology. This Proceedings, with a selection of 53 papers and briefs by 96 authors of 16 countries, is of real internation al dimensions. It is the outgrowth of the International Symposium held June 20-23, 1983, the first international meeting on this subject taking place in China. Since almost every country in the world, Eastern or ~;estern, large or small, has been involved in the study and promotion of this technological revolution, it is only natural that China snoula be happy to serve as host country of the international meeting to promote an interchange of experiences and iaeas conducive to greater achievements in the future.
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Fiber Optic Essentials

Author: Casimer DeCusatis,Carolyn J. Sher DeCusatis

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080470818

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 288

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This book is a MUST for everyone in and around the optics community! Fiber Optic Essentials provides professionals and students new to the field of fiber optics with a high-level knowledge of principles, theories and applications. This primer can also be used as a succinct overview of optics for those with some engineering and physics background. Individuals involved with optics in non-traditional capacities such as in marketing and legal departments will find this volume introduces basic concepts completely in an easy to read format. Casimer and Carolyn DeCusatis have provided a concise resource with compact chapters and minimal equations conveying this complex topic in a straightforward and clear-cut style. Included in this book are chapters on fibers, cables, connectors, transmitters, modulators, noise, and optical link design. Concluding this reference are three indispensable appendices covering extensive definitions, acronyms (including initials and commonly used slang), measurement conversions and physical constants. This author team has produced a book that has truly shed light on this difficult subject. Comprehensively covers basic fiber optic 'facts' Explains how optics relate to everyday life Details fiber optic communication standards Chapter included on medical applications Timeline traces the history of optics with major milestones
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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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The Fiber-Optic Gyroscope, Second Edition

Author: Herve C. Lefevre

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1608076962

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

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Written by one of the field’s leading experts, this landmark reference presents a thorough system analysis of the fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG), describing the concepts that have emerged as the preferred solutions for obtaining a practical device. This book’s first edition was published in the early 1990’s. If the basic design rules of the FOG have remained unchanged, the technology has certainly matured, and the expectations presented in the first edition have been largely exceeded. This second edition is updated throughout, featuring new content on Allan variance; testing with optical coherence domain polarimetry; the Shupe effect; and rare-Earth doped fiber ASE sources. In addition, brand new comprehensive appendixes cover the optics, single-mode fiber optics, and integrated optics necessary to understand the fiber gyro and provide an appropriate vocabulary for communicating with electronic component designers.
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Fiber Optic Essentials

Author: K. S. Thyagarajan,Ajoy Ghatak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470152559

Category: Science

Page: 256

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Fiber Optic Essentials starts with a basic discussion on lightwaves and the phenomenon of refraction and reflection. It then goes on to introduces the reader to the field of fiber optics and covers some of the recent developments, such as fiber amplifiers, dispersion compensation and nonlinear effects. A number of other applications are also presented. Examples and comparison with everyday experience are provided wherever possible to help the reader's comprehension. Diagrams are also included to aid in the visualization of certain concepts.
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LEOMA and the US Laser Industry

The Good and Bad Moves for Trade Associations in Emerging High-Tech Industries

Author: C. Breck Hitz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118914333

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 192

View: 9985

This book describes the approaches, both successful and not, to the political and infrastructure issues addressed by the trade association. The intent is to provide guidance to those confronting similar issues, and help them avoid unsuccessful approaches. Includes end-of-chapter summaries Example of documents and approaches that LEOMA used successfully are included and could serve as a guide to other trade associations. Chapter 5 includes figures presenting the unique and effective graphical approach that LEOMA use to improve US national-security export controls
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