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Fiber Optics Standard Dictionary - Martin H. Weik

Fiber Optics Standard Dictionary

Hardcover Published: 30th September 1997
ISBN: 9780412122415
Number Of Pages: 1219

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Fiber Optics Vocabulary Development In 1979, the National Communications System published Technical InfonnationBulleĀ­ tin TB 79-1, Vocabulary for Fiber Optics and Lightwave Communications, written by this author. Based on a draft prepared by this author, the National Communications System published Federal Standard FED-STD-1037, Glossary of Telecommunications Terms, in 1980 with no fiber optics tenns. In 1981, the first edition of this dictionary was published under the title Fiber Optics and Lightwave Communications Standard Dictionary. In 1982, the then National Bureau of Standards, now the National Institute of Standards and Technology, published NBS Handbook 140, Optical Waveguide Communications Glossary, which was also published by the General Services AdminĀ­ istration as PB82-166257 under the same title. Also in 1982, Dynamic Systems, Inc. , Fiberoptic Sensor Technology Handbook, co-authored and edited by published the this author, with an extensive Fiberoptic Sensors Glossary. In 1989, the handbook was republished by Optical Technologies, Inc. It contained the same glossary. In 1984, the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers published IEEE Standard 812-1984, Definitions of Terms Relating to Fiber Optics. In 1986, with the assistance of this author, the National Communications System published FED-STD-1037A, Glossary of Telecommunications Terms, with a few fiber optics tenns. In 1988, the Electronics Industries Association issued EIA-440A, Fiber Optic Terminology, based primarily on PB82-166257. The International Electrotechnical Commission then pubĀ­ lished IEC 731, Optical Communications, Terms and Definitions. In 1989, the second edition of this dictionary was published.

Abbreviations and acronyms
Frequency ranges and designators
Higher frequency ranges and extension designators
The metric system of units
Prefixes used with metric units
Radiometric terms
T-Carrier hierarchy for North America
T-Carrier hierarchy for Japan
T-Carrier hierarchy for Eurpoe (CEPT)
Near, intermediate, and far field characteristics
T-Carrier characteristics
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ISBN: 9780412122415
ISBN-10: 0412122413
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1219
Published: 30th September 1997
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 5.11
Weight (kg): 2.08
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised