Fiber Optic Component Design, Fabrication, Testing, Operation, Reliability and Maintainability


  • N.L. Christian
  • L.K. Haber

Documents recommendations and guidelines for system designers and planners to assure reliable, maintainable, and supportable use of fiber optic components.
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System designers and planners that will be employing fiber optics.


Book information

  • Published: December 1989
  • ISBN: 978-0-8155-1203-5

Table of Contents

Section I. Recommendations and Guidelines Index to Recommendations and Guidelines Recommendations and GuidelinesSection II. Numerical Reliability Summary Summary of Numerical Reliability DataSection III. Components 1. Fiber and Cable 2. Splices and Connectors 3. Emitters 4. Photodetectors and Receivers 5. Multiplexers, Demultiplexers and Couplers 6. Switches 7. Closures and OrganizersSection IV. Systems 8. An/FAC-2A, 2B & 3 Fiber Optic Communications Sets 9. AV-8B Harrier Fighter Aircraft 10. Fiber Optic Transmission System-Long Haul Army Communications SystemSection V. Testing 11. Optical Sources and Power Meters 12. Optical Time Domain ReflectometersSection VI. ConclusionsSection VII. RecommendationsReferencesBibliographyAppendix