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Fiber Optic Data Communication : Technology Advances and Futures - Casimer DeCusatis

Fiber Optic Data Communication

Technology Advances and Futures

Hardcover Published: 1st March 2002
ISBN: 9780122078927
Number Of Pages: 568

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This book is an authoritative review of current and future trends in the field of telecommunications. Written by industry experts who are developing leading-edge data communication networks, Fiber Optic Data Communication provides professionals and students alike with a look at emerging technologies and their applications. Four of the chapters have been revised from DeCusatis's best-selling book, Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communications; the remaining eight chapters are all new. Seven helpful appendices, a glossary, and a list of technical acronyms are included. This book can stand alone or as a companion volume to DeCusatis: Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication, Second Edition (February 2002, ISBN: 0-12-207891-8).
* Includes emerging technologies such as Infiniband, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, and MPLS Optical Switching
* Describes leading edge commercial products, including LEAF and MetroCore fibers, dense wavelength multiplexing, and Small Form Factor transceiver packages
* Covers all major industry standards, often written by the same people who designed the standards themselves
* Includes an expanded listing of references on the World Wide Web, plus hard-to-find references for international, homologation, and type approval requirements
* Convenient tables of key optical datacom parameters and glossary with hundreds of definitions and acronyms
* Industry buzzwords explained, including SAN, NAS, and MAN networking
* Datacom market analysis and future projections from industry leading forecasters

Contributorsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Technology Advances
History of Fiber Opticsp. 3
Earliest Civilization to the Printing Pressp. 3
The Next 500 Years: Printing Press to Year 2000p. 5
Fiber Optic Communication Advancement, 1950-2000p. 9
Communication Storage and Retrievalp. 17
Future of Fiber Optic Communications, 2000-2050p. 22
Referencesp. 31
Market Analysis and Business Planningp. 32
Introductionp. 32
The Need for Applicationsp. 32
Supporting Technology Infrastructurep. 33
Implementing a Market Surveyp. 34
Business Planningp. 37
Summaryp. 41
Market Analysis on a Transmitter
Optical Subassemblyp. 42
Industry Description and Outlookp. 42
World Fiber Optics Industryp. 45
Target Marketsp. 48
Competitionp. 58
Positionp. 60
Conclusionp. 61
Referencesp. 62
Small Form Factor Fiber Optic Connectorsp. 63
Introductionp. 63
MT-RJ Connectorp. 64
SC-DC Connectorp. 68
VF-45 Connectorp. 71
LC Connectorp. 74
Other Types of SFF Connectorsp. 77
Transceiversp. 79
SFF Comparisonp. 80
Referencesp. 87
Specialty Fiber Optic Cablesp. 89
Introductionp. 89
Fabrication of Conventional Fiber Cablesp. 89
Fiber Transport Servicesp. 98
Polarization Controlling Fibersp. 111
Dispersion Controlling Fibersp. 114
Photosensitive Fibersp. 119
Plastic Optical Fiberp. 120
Optical Amplifiersp. 123
Futuresp. 125
Referencesp. 131
Optical Wavelength Division Multiplexing for Data Communication Networksp. 134
Introduction and Backgroundp. 134
Wavelength Multiplexingp. 140
Commercial WDM Systemsp. 170
Intelligent Optical Internetworkingp. 192
Future Directions and Conclusionsp. 207
Referencesp. 211
Optical Backplanes, Board and Chip Interconnectsp. 216
Introductionp. 216
Frame-to-Frame Interconnectionsp. 219
Optical Backplanesp. 230
Optical Board Interconnectsp. 241
Optical Chip Interconnectionsp. 246
Conclusionp. 255
Referencesp. 256
Parallel Computer Architectures Using Fiber Opticsp. 270
Introductionp. 270
Historical and Current Processorsp. 274
Detailed Architecture Descriptionsp. 283
Optically Interconnected Parallel Supercomputersp. 296
Parallel Futuresp. 298
Referencesp. 299
The Future
Packaging Assembly Techniquesp. 303
Packaging Assembly--Overviewp. 303
Optoelectronic Packaging Overviewp. 315
Component Level Optoelectronic Packagingp. 316
Module Level Optoelectronic Packagingp. 317
System Level Optoelectronic Packagingp. 318
Referencesp. 320
InfiniBand--The Interconnect from Backplane to Fiberp. 321
Introductionp. 321
Infiniband Link Layerp. 322
Optical Signal and Jitter Methodologyp. 326
Optical Specificationsp. 334
Optical Receptacle and Connectorp. 345
Fiber Optic Cable Plant Specificationsp. 349
Referencesp. 351
New Devices for Optoelectronics: Smart Pixelsp. 352
Historical Perspectivep. 353
Multiple Quantum Well Devicesp. 354
Smart Pixel Technologyp. 359
Design Considerationsp. 375
Applicationsp. 381
Future Trends and Directionsp. 409
Referencesp. 410
Emerging Technology for Fiber Optic Data Communicationp. 422
Introductionp. 422
Architecture of All-Optical Networkp. 424
Tunable Transmitterp. 426
Tunable Receiverp. 429
Optical Amplifierp. 433
Wavelength Multiplexer/Demultiplexerp. 436
Wavelength Routerp. 437
Wavelength Converterp. 440
Summaryp. 443
Referencesp. 443
Manufacturing Challengesp. 447
Customer Requirements--Trendsp. 447
Manufacturing Requirements--Trendsp. 450
Manufacturing Alternativesp. 479
Measurement Conversion Tablesp. 486
Physical Constantsp. 488
Index of Professional Organizationsp. 489
OSI Modelp. 491
Network Standards and Documentsp. 492
Data Network Ratesp. 495
Other Datacom Developmentsp. 505
Acronymsp. 511
Glossaryp. 529
Indexp. 555
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ISBN: 9780122078927
ISBN-10: 0122078926
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 568
Published: 1st March 2002
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.55  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.97

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