Introduction to Fiber Optics - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780750667562, 9780080473161

Introduction to Fiber Optics

3rd Edition

Authors: John Crisp
Paperback ISBN: 9780750667562
eBook ISBN: 9780080473161
Imprint: Newnes
Published Date: 20th October 2005
Page Count: 245
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Description

Preface; Optic fiber and light — a brilliant combination; What makes the light stay in the fiber?; The choice of frequency; Propagation of light along the fiber; Decibels; Losses in optic fibers; Dispersion and our attempts to prevent it; Real cables; Connecting optic fibers — the problems; Fusion splicing; Mechanical splices; Connectors; Couplers; Light sources and detectors; Testing a system; System design — or, will it work?; The transmission of signals; Designing an optical system and selecting components; LANs and topology; Some final thoughts; Glossary; Quiz time answers; Index

Key Features

  • A practical, no-nonsense guide to fiber optics
  • Up-to-date coverage that minimises mathematics
  • New material on specifying optical components

Readership

Electronic engineers/technicians, installation engineers, managers in communications industry, pre-degree students and undergraduates.

Table of Contents

Preface; Optic fiber and light — a brilliant combination; What makes the light stay in the fiber?; The choice of frequency; Propagation of light along the fiber; Decibels; Losses in optic fibers; Dispersion and our attempts to prevent it; Real cables; Connecting optic fibers — the problems; Fusion splicing; Mechanical splices; Connectors; Couplers; Light sources and detectors; Testing a system; System design — or, will it work?; The transmission of signals; Designing an optical system and selecting components; LANs and topology; Some final thoughts; Glossary; Quiz time answers; Index

Details

No. of pages:
245
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Newnes 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Newnes
Paperback ISBN:
9780750667562
eBook ISBN:
9780080473161

About the Author

John Crisp

Affiliations and Expertise

Technical Author and Lecturer, Suffolk, UK