A Practical Perspective, Second Edition
- Rajiv Ramaswami, Nortel Networks
- Kumar Sivarajan, Tejas Networks
This book captures all the hard-to-find information on architecture, control and management, and other communications topics that will affect you every step of the way-from planning to decision-making to implementation to ongoing maintenance. If your goal is to thoroughly understand practical optical networks, this book should be your first and foremost resource.
network engineers, designers, planners, architects, and managers, project and product managers, and graduate level computer science or electrical engineering students
- Published: October 2001
- Imprint: MORGAN KAUFMANN
- ISBN: 978-1-55860-655-5
"This book is not only thorough in covering the physics and the applications of optical communications, but it discusses the relevance of technology to the emerging intelligent optical networking revolution. This should be mandatory reading for every professional in our business."
Desh Deshpande, Chairman, Sycamore Networks, Inc.
"This edition of Optical Networks will greatly aid everyone in the business of creating change and help them understand the science behind and the applications of an optical world."
Mike Perusse, Senior Vice President of Engineering and Technology, Qwest
"Rajiv Ramaswami is the industry's best teacher on optical technology, and this book is the most lucid, scholarly, and enlightening guide to wavelength division multiplexing published to date."
George Gilder, Editor, Gilder Technology Report and author of Telecosm