Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication

4th Edition

A Practical Guide to Optical Networking

Print ISBN: 9780124016736
eBook ISBN: 9780124016958
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 26th August 2013
Page Count: 468
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The fourth edition of this popular Handbook continues to provide readers with an easy to use guide to the many exciting new developments in the field of optical fiber data communications. With 90% new content, this edition contains all new material describing the transformation of the modern data communications network, both within the data center and over extended distances between data centers, along with best practices for the design of highly virtualized, converged, energy efficient, secure, and flattened network infrastructures. The book also contains the latest on emerging technologies such as silicon photonics, nanophotonics, and high performance parallel optical interconnects.

Written for engineers by engineers, this Handbook is an indispensable hands-on reference on data center networking architectures, protocols, applications, and technology for optical networking practitioners, equipment developers, network designers, and installers, as well as anyone looking for insights into the professional practices used in this field.


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