Optical Fiber Telecommunications IV-B, B

Systems and Impairments

Edited By

  • Ivan Kaminow, Formerly AT&T Bell Laboratories, Inc., now at University of California, Berkeley
  • Tingye Li, AT&T Laboratories (ret.), Boulder, CO, U.S.A.


Students and researchers working in the field of fiber optics and optical communications. Sources for mailing list and promotion would include the following societies: Optical Society of America (OSA) - 12,000 SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering - 14,000 IEEE - Lasers & Opto-Electronics Division - 3,000 Communications Division - 15,000


Book information

  • Published: April 2002
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-395173-1


'OFT IV belongs in every engineering and technical library, university, military or corporation. It is of high technical quality but would be understood by non-engineers with a relatively high technical knowledge base.' --E-Streams, February 2003

Table of Contents

1. Overview2. Growth of the Internet3. Optical Network Architecture Evolution4.Undersea Communications Systems5. High Capacity, Ultra-Long Haul Networks6. Pseudo-Linear Transmission of High-Speed TDM Signals: 40 and 160 Gb/s7. Dispersion Managed Solitons & Chirped Return to Zero: What is the Difference?8. Metropolitan Optical Networks9. The Evolution of Cable TV Networks10. Optical Access Networks11. Beyond Gigabit: Development and Application of High Speed Ethernet Technology12. Photonic Simulation Tools13. Nonlinear Optical Effects in WDM Transmission14. Fixed and Tunable Managment of Fiber Chromatic Dispersion15. Polarization Mode Dispersion16. Bandwidth Efficient Modulation Formats for Digital Fiber Transmission Systems17. Error-Control Coding Techniques and Applications18. Electronic Equalization Techniques for Mitigating Transmission ImpairmentsIndex to Volumes IVA and IVB