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: 448

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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 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

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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