Hecht, Jeff Understanding Fiber Optics

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Understanding Fiber Optics

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9780131174290: Understanding Fiber Optics

For Introduction to Fiber Optics, Fundamentals of Fiber Optics, Fiber-optic Communications courses at the undergraduate level.

 

The text is thorough, up to date, and provides comprehensive and intuitive introduction to fiber optics. With mathematics limited to basic algebra, the book takes a practical approach to understanding fiber optics. It thoroughly describes important concepts for the novice, building up an understanding of optical fibers, their properties, light sources and detectors, and fiber-optic components and their application in fiber-optic systems. It covers the basics of fiber-optic measurement and troubleshooting. Interwoven are illustrations show important principles.

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This best-selling text is a useful tool for anyone who needs to better their understanding of fiber optics. The book takes a nontheorectical and nonmathematical approach. It conveys the technical details of fibers, describes the tools used to work with them, illustrates and explains the devices used to connect fiber networks, and takes the reader through fiber optic applications.

    New features of the updated edition include:
  • New chapters of Troubleshooting and Test Equipment and Optical Networking System Design.
  • Questions to Think About in each chapter that will help readers understand and apply the information they've read.
  • New appendices on ITU Optical Channels, Fundamental Constants, Conversion Factors and Key Equations.
  • Several new and timely recommended reading suggestions.

An Instructor's Manual (ISBN 0-13-092394-X) is available free of charge to instructors who are using the book for a course.

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