Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Practice

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Prentice Hall, 1992 - Science - 922 pages
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Offering many worked examples and end of chapter problems, this new edition is a comprehensive introduction to optical fiber communications and single mode fiber properties and types. It features coverage of optical fiber couples and wavelength division multiplexing devices, optical amplifiers, active integrated optic devices, and coherent transmission. For electrical and electronic engineers.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Optical fiber waveguides
12
Transmission characteristics of optical fibers
84
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John Senior holds his doctorate from Columbia University and was a professor of English, comparative literature, and classics and the founder of the Integrated Humanities Program at the University of Kansas. He was dedicated to preserving Catholic orthodoxy. Andrew Senior has worked as a diocesan director of religious education and as a professor of Latin, English, history, and philosophy. He currently teaches at St. Mary's College. He lives in Manhattan, Kansas. Dr. David Allen White is a professor of English at the United States Naval Academy. He is the editor of "Shakespeare A to Z" and the author of "The Horn of the Unicorn" and "The Mouth of the Lion. "He lives in Annandale, Virginia.

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