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Optical Networking Crash Course

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ISBN-10: 0071372083

ISBN-13: 9780071372084

Edition: 2001

Authors: Steven Shepard

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 2/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 269
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

The Optical Networking Marketplace
Toward a New Network Model
A Corollary: The Data Network
The Local Service Providers' Response
Service Regions of the Optical Network
The Optical Networking Applications Set
A Brief History of the Network
The Traditional Digital Hierarchy
The Birth of Optical Networking: Sonet and SDH
Switching and Routing
The Service Provider's World: Back to Switching and Routing
Ring Architectures in the Optical Domain
Amplification and Regeneration
From Copper to Glass
Overview of Optical Technology
Total Internal Reflection
Later Developments in Optical Networking
Fundamentals of Optical Networking
Optical Sources
Optical Fiber
Optical Fiber
Putting It All Together
Fiber Nonlinearities
Intermodulation Effects
Scattering Problems
An Aside: Optical Amplification
Pulling it all Together
Optical Receivers
Photodetector Types
Optical Fiber
Multimode Fiber
Single-Mode Fiber
Why Do We Care?
Corollary Technologies
Optical Cable Assemblies
Fiber Cable Architectures
The Special Case of Submarine Cables
Fiber Installation Options
Commercial Fiber Products
An Aside: Freespace Optics
Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
Optical Switching and Routing
Network Management
Solutions and Applications
The Optical Hierarchy of Motivation
Players in the Network Game
Reinventing the Network
Toward a New Network Paradigm
Why the Evolution?
The Evolving IP Protocol Model
IP's Promise
Protocol Assemblies: Putting it Together
One More time: Putting it All Together
The Future