Optical Communications and Networks

Optical Communications and Networks

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Optical communications networks are becoming increasingly important as there is demand for high capacity links. Dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) is widely deployed at the core networks to accommodate high capacity transport systems. Optical components such as optical amplifiers, tunable filters, transceivers, termination devices and add-drop multiplexers are becoming more reliable and affordable. Access and metropolitan area networks are increasingly built with optical technologies to overcome the electronic bottleneck at network edges. New components and subsystems for very high speed optical networks offer new design options. The proceedings of the First International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks present high quality recent research results in the areas of optical communications, network components, architectures, protocols, planning, design, management and operation. Contents:Optical Networking IChromatic DispersionOptical Networking IIWDM Devices INetwork ArchitectureFibers and Fiber-Based DevicesOptical SwitchingWDM Devices IINetwork Management and OptimizationFiber GratingsOptical Transmission ILasers and Amplifiers IOptical Networking IIIOptical Signal ProcessingNetwork Protection and RestorationWDM Devices IIIOptical Networking IVMEMS ApplicationsOptical Transmission IILasers and Amplifiers II Readership: Graduate students, academics and researchers in networking, computer engineering, electrical a electronic engineering and innovation/technology/knowledge/information management. Keywords:Optical Switching and Networking;Optical Transmission Technology;Optical Passive Components;Optical Active ComponentsI. EXTENDED ABSTRACT Many different sets of skills come to mind when we think of optical communications. A basic ... At work there is no solutions manual to the problem sets, and a persona#39;s job depends on making the correct decision.

Title:Optical Communications and Networks
Author:C G Omidyar, H G Shiraz, W D Zhong
Publisher:World Scientific - 2002-10-23


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