Photonics in Switching - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124960527, 9780080924755

Photonics in Switching

1st Edition

Authors: John Midwinter
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124960527
eBook ISBN: 9780080924755
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 9th September 1993
Page Count: 352

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Table of Contents

Multiwavelength Switching and Interconnection Networks. Optical Code-Division Multiple Access. Space Division Switching. Free-Space Interconnection Techniques. Switching Systems-Time and Wavelength Division. Photonic Fast Packet Switching. Multi-Dimensional Switching Systems. Index. Chapter References.

Description

Photonics in Switching provides a broad, balanced overview of the use of optics or photonics in switching, from materials and devices to system architecture. The chapters, each written by an expert in the field, survey the key technologies, setting them in context and highlighting their benefits and possible applications. This book is a valuable resource for those working in the communications industry, either at the professional or student level, who do not have extensive background knowledge of the underlying physics of the technology.

Readership

Research scientists and engineers in fiber optics and telecommunications, and advanced students in these areas.


Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1993
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080924755
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124960527

About the Authors

John Midwinter Author

Affiliations and Expertise

University College, London