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Fiber Optic Reference Guide By David Goff (President of Engineering, Force, Inc., Christianburg, VA)

Fiber Optic Reference Guide

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This work offers a survey of fibre optics as well as a practical look at the fibre optics industry and its technology. It presents equations that are necessary to deal with fibre optics technology in real-world applications, such as cable TV and telecommunications.

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Fiber Optic Reference Guide by David Goff (President of Engineering, Force, Inc., Christianburg, VA)

Fiber optics play a key role in telecommunications, as well as broadcast and cable systems. Engineers working with fiber optics as well as newcomers to the industry will find this comprehensive, practical guide extremely useful. It will help the reader develop a solid understanding of the underlying principles of the technology as well as essential practical applications. It is presented clearly and with a minimum of jargon, and the text is thoroughly illustrated and indexed. Among the topics covered are:

Fundamentals of optical fiber, connectors, splicers, and other components and their applications within systems.
Key characteristics and principles of operation for critical electro-optic components such as LED's, lasers, and detectors.
Operation of transmitters, receivers, and fiber optic communications systems.
Special emphasis is placed on digital data links and fiber optic video links.



David R. Goff is vice president of engineering of Force, Incorporated (Christiansburg, Virginia), an organization specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide range of fiber optic communication devices. Before joining Force, he did instrumentation research at the U.S. Department of Energy and was a fiber optic systems engineer for ITT-EOPD. Prior to that he worked on systems integration and testing for Bell Laboratories. He received his MSEE from Caltech in 1973.

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Table of Contents


Introduction * A Brief History of Fiber Optic Technology * Fiber Optic Fundamentals * Optical Fiber * Sources for Fiber Optics * Light Detectors * Interconnection Devices * System Design Considerations * Fiber Optic Applications * Video Over Fiber * Data Over Fiber * Testing & Measurement Techniques * Appendices

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GOR002891662
Fiber Optic Reference Guide by David Goff (President of Engineering, Force, Inc., Christianburg, VA)
David Goff (President of Engineering, Force, Inc., Christianburg, VA)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1996-04-30
199
0240802632
9780240802633
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