WDM Technologies: Active Optical Components - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122252617, 9780080481692

WDM Technologies: Active Optical Components

1st Edition

Editors: Masahiko Fujiwara Niloy Dutta Achyut Dutta
eBook ISBN: 9780080481692
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122252617
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th September 2002
Page Count: 680
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WDM Technologies: Active Optical Components is an excellent resource for engineers and researchers engaged in all aspects of fiber optics communication, such as, optoelectronics, equipment/system design, and manufacturing. The book is also a resource for graduate students and scholars interested in these rapidly growing fields.

Key Features

  • Provides the reader with insight and understanding for key active optical components frequently being / to be used in the optical communication systems, essential building blocks of today's/next generation fiber optic networks
  • Allows engineers working in optical communication area, (from system to component) to understand the principle and mechanics of each key component they deal with for optical system design
  • Covers different laser diodes as transmitter and pumping sources, different modulators, and different photodetectors


Electrical Engineers, Computer engineers, and Engineers working in the optical systems, optical components in the communication area (P)

Table of Contents

  1. Overview PART 1. Laser Sources
  2. Longwavelength Laser Source
  3. High Power Semiconductor Lasers for EDFA Pumping
  4. Tunable Laser Diodes
  5. Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser Diodes PART II: Optical Diodes
  6. Lithium Niobate Optical Modulators
  7. Electroabsorption Modulators PART III: Photodetectors
  8. P-I-N Photodiodes
  9. Avalanche Photodiodes PART IV: Fabrication Technologies
  10. Selective Growth Techniques and Their Applications in WDM Device Fabrication
  11. Dry Etching Technology for Optical Devices PART V: Optical Packaging Technologies
  12. Optical Packaging/Module Technologies: Design Methodologies
  13. Packaging Technologies for Optical Components: Integrated Module



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About the Editor

Masahiko Fujiwara

Masahiko Fujiwara, Ph.D., is a chief engineer, Network Research Laboratories, NEC Corporation, Tsukuba, Japan. He has published over 100 papers, and holds 30 patents. His research interests are in the optical component integration, optical cross-connect switching system, optical networking for next generation communication.

Affiliations and Expertise

NEC Corporation, Tsukuba, Japan

Niloy Dutta

Niloy K. Dutta, Ph.D., is a Professor of Physics Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut. He has published over 240 technical papers. He has published a book on " Long Wavelength Semiconductor Lasers " and a second edition with the title Semiconductor Lasers, and also the editor of a book on Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers: Technology and Applications. He has received various awards including IEEE’s Distinguished Lecturer Award. His reaserch interests are in the optical components, amplifier, and WDM systems for short and long-haul communication.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, USA

Achyut Dutta

Achyut Dutta is an engineering manager in the Lightwave and Module Design Center, Fujitsu Compound Semiconductor, Inc, San Jose, California. He has published over 100 technical papers, and holds 15 patents. He received various awards including NEC’s best R&D award for technology development of first plastic-optical-fiber (POF) based private network. His research interests are in the high-speed optical components, their integration, and system demonstration including optical networking for next generation communication.

Affiliations and Expertise

Fujitsu Compound Semiconductor, Inc., San Jose, California