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Optical Components for Communications Principles and Applications

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ISBN-10: 1402076363

ISBN-13: 9781402076367

Edition: 2004

Authors: Ching-Fuh Lin

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Optical Components for Communications is an incomparable book that provides the reader with an understanding of a highly technical subject in a way that is both academically sound and easy to read. Readers with a fundamental understanding of physics from an undergraduate degree will find Dr. Lin's explanation of the principles of quantum physics and optics in this book easy to grasp. This book is also exceptional in its ability to span a subject from the very abstract, fundamental principles of operations to the very specific real world applications of the technology.
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Book details

List price: $109.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/31/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 332
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Preface
Introduction to Optical Communication
Introduction
Emergence of Modern Optical-Fiber Communication
Fundamentals of Light
Interaction of Light with Matter
Basic Properties of Transparent Materials
Optical Fiber and Light Guiding
Modern Optical-Fiber Communication System
Transmitters (I) - Light Sources
Introduction
Principle of Light Emission
Principle of Lasers
Light Emitting Diodes and Semiconductor Lasers
Semiconductor Lasers for Optical Communication
Transmitters (II) - Modulators
Introduction
Direct Modulation of Laser Diodes
External Modulation
Short-Pulse Techniques
Optical Amplifiers
Introduction
Principle of Optical Amplifiers
Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA)
Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA)
Raman Amplifier
Photodetectors and Detection of Optical Radiation
Introduction
Photodetectors
Noise Involved in the Detection of Optical Radiation
Principles of Optics for Passive Components
Introduction
Fabry-Perot Resonance due to Parallel Interfaces
Transmission and Reflection from Multi-Layer Coatings
Diffraction Grating
Waveguide Coupling
Mach-Zehnder Interference
Birefringence
Optical Activity
Passive Components (I)
Introduction
Combiner/Splitter
Fixed and Tunable Filters
Isolator
Circulator
Attenuator
Passive Components (II)
Introduction
Wavelength Division Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (WDM)
Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer/Demultiplexer (OADM)
Optical Switch, Optical Crossconnect and Wavelength Router
Wavelength Converter