Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication

  • Casimer DeCusatis, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Corporation

The Handbook includes chapters on all the major industry standards, quick reference tables, helpful appendices, plus a new glossary and list of acronyms. This practical handbook can stand alone or as a companion volume to DeCusatis: Fiber Optic Data Communication: Technological Advances and Trends (February 2002, ISBN: 0-12-207892-6), which was developed in tandem with this book.
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The book is directed towards professionals working in the field as a desktop reference (P) or as a guide to designing and manufacturing equipment and planning optical networks (P), and technology managers or planners who want an understanding of how these products work together (P). It is also suitable for technical professionals with a related background who are crossing over from another field (S), undergraduate or graduate students in this field (S), or professors or university research scientists (S)


Book information

  • Published: March 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-207891-0

Table of Contents

Contributors Preface to the Second Edition Pt. 1 The Technology Ch. 1 Optical Fiber, Cable, and ConnectorsCh. 2 Optical Sources: Light-Emitting Diodes and Laser TechnologyCh. 3 Detectors for Fiber OpticsCh. 4 Logic and Drive CircuitryCh. 5 Optical SubassembliesCh. 6 Fiber Optic TransceiversPt. 2 The Links Ch. 7 Fiber Optic Link RequirementsCh. 8 Planning and Building the Optical LinkCh. 9 Testing Fiber Optic Local Area Networks (LANs)Pt. 3 The Applications Ch. 10 Introduction to Industry StandardsCh. 11 Intramachine CommunicationsCh. 12 Applications: Asynchronous Transfer Mode and Synchronous Optical NetworkCh. 13 Fiber Channel StandardCh. 14 Enterprise Systems Connection Fiber Optic LinkCh. 15 Local Area Networks, Fiber Distributed Data Interface, Ethernet, and Token RingPt. 4 The Manufacturing Technology Ch. 16 Semiconductor Laser and Light-Emitting Diode FabricationCh. 17 Receiver, Laser Driver, and Phase-Locked Loop Design IssuesCh. 18 Packaging Assembly TechniquesCh. 19 Alignment Metrology and TechniquesApp. A Measurement Conversion TablesApp. B Physical ConstantsApp. C Index of Professional OrganizationsApp. D OSI ModelApp. E Network Standards and DocumentsApp. F Data Network RatesApp. G Other Datacom DevelopmentsAcronymsGlossaryIndex