Introduction to Fiber Optics, 3/e

John Crisp

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Description

Introduction to Fiber Optics is well established as an introductory text for engineers, managers and students. It meets the needs of systems designers, installation engineers, electronic engineers and anyone else looking to gain a working knowledge of fiber optics with a minimum of maths. Review questions are included in the text to enable the reader to check their understanding as they work through the book.

The new edition of this successful book is now fully up to date with the new standards, latest technological developments and includes a new chapter on specifying optical components.

Whether you are looking for a complete self-study course in fiber optics, a concise reference text to dip into, or a readable introduction to this fast moving technology, this book has the solution.

 

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