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Optoelectronics and Fiber Optic Technology - Ray Tricker

Optoelectronics and Fiber Optic Technology

Paperback Published: 29th May 2002
ISBN: 9780750653701
Number Of Pages: 320

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Topical areas such as optoelectronics in LANs and WANs, cable TV systems, and the global fiber-optic highway make this book essential reading for anyone who needs to keep up with the technology of modern data communications.
*Covers selection and application of the key technologies
*A down-to-earth introduction to a cutting-edge technology
*Covers all the main engineering applications with a minimum of maths

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'Students, technicians and professional readers could benefit from this publication... For example, cable installation test or field service engineers, software engineers, electronic engineers, avionic engineers... Simply written in an easily accessible style which does not put the reader off and covers all of the basic topics in an appropriate and logical order.' Mike James, Westland Helicopters Ltd

"Tricker gives you a good overview of fiber optics, and he wraps up the book with useful appendixes that cover technical terms and fiber optic standards...and the price is more reasonable than that of most technical books..." TechOnline Magazine, May 2003

If you need a primer in fiber optics, this book is for you...a fine introduction to the topic explaining theoretical and practical aspects in terms you can quickly absorb. - Test & Measurement World. May 2003

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
The history of fiber optics
Theory
Fibers and cables
Transmitters - light emitting diodes and lasers
Receivers - photodiodes
Connectors and couplers
Communication systems
Optoelectronic test techniques
Future developments
Optoelectronic and fiber optic standards
Fiber optic chronology
Glossary
Acronyms and abbreviations
Useful links
Index
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ISBN: 9780750653701
ISBN-10: 0750653701
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 29th May 2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.47 x 15.95  x 2.08
Weight (kg): 0.53

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