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Introduction to Fiber Optics

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ISBN-10: 0521577853

ISBN-13: 9780521577854

Edition: 1998

Authors: Ajoy Ghatak, K. Thyagarajan

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Low-loss optical fibres have revolutionized the field of telecommunications. This book introduces the physical principles of optical fibres, and describes their use in sensor technology and modern optical communication systems.
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Book details

List price: $99.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/28/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 584
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

K. Thyagarajan has been working in the general area of Photonics and in particular in Fiber 2 Optics since 1973 and has published more than 125 research papers in international journals and coauthored seven books with Professor Ajoy Ghatak. He has been teaching courses related to Lasers, Fiber Optics, Quantum Electronics, Optical Electronics, Electromagnetics since the past thirty years. Thyagarajan was elected Fellow of the Optical Society of America in 2005, was honored in 2003 with the title Officier dans lordre des Palmes Academiques by the French Government and was awarded the "Fiber Optic Person of the Year 1997 award (jointly) by Lucent Technologies- Finolex and Voice and Data. He…    

Basic optics
The optical fiber
Ray analysis of planar optical waveguide
Graded index optical fibers
Material dispersion
Planar waveguides
Characteristics of a step-index fiber
Graded Index fibers
Waveguide dispersion and design considerations
Sources for optical fiber communication
Detectors for optical fiber and communication
Fiber optic communication system design
Optical fiber Amplifiers
Dispersion compensation and chirping phenomenon
Optical solitons
Single-mode fiber optic components
Single mode optical fiber sensors
Measurement methods in optical fiber: I
Measurement methods in optical fibers: II
Periodic interactions in waveguides
Ray equation in Cartesian coordinates
Ray paths
Leaky modes