Introduction to DWDM Technology: Data in a Rainbow (SPIE P. v. PM 78)

Introduction to DWDM Technology: Data in a Rainbow (SPIE P. v. PM 78)

By: Stamatios V. Kartalopoulos (author)Hardback

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Using simple language, this text explains the properties of light, its interaction with matter, and how it is used to develop optical components such as filters and multiplexers that have applications in optical communications. The text also introduces the evolving dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) technology and communications systems.

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Part I Fundamentals of Light: The Nature of Light; The Interaction of Light with Matter. Part II Optical Components: The Optical Waveguide - the Fibre; Optical Spectral Filters and Gratings; Optical Demultiplexers; Light Sources; Photodetectors; Light Amplifiers; Other Optical Components; Optical Cross-Connects; Optical Add-Drop Multiplexers. Part III Coding Optical Information: Digital Transmission and Coding Techniques; Decoding Optical Information. Part IV Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing: DWDM Systems; Engineering DWDM Systems; DWDM Topologies. Part V DWDM Current Issues and Research; State of the Art; Exercises and Answers.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780819436207
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 274
  • ID: 9780819436207
  • ISBN10: 0819436208

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