∗ Principles of physics underlying optical devices
∗ Optical components needed to design optical and DWDM systems
∗ Coding and decoding techniques used in optical communications
∗ Overview of DWDM communication systems
∗ State–of–the–art research trends
Complete with illustrations to show how devices work, this comprehensive book is written for practicing electrical engineers, optical systems designers, technical managers, and undergraduate students in optical communications.
FUNDAMENTALS OF LIGHT.
The Nature of Light.
Interaction of Light with Matter.
The Optical Waveguide: The Fiber.
Optical Spectral Filters and Gratings.
Other Optical Components.
Optical Add–Drop Multiplexers.
CODING OPTICAL INFORMATION.
Digital Transmission and Coding Techniques.
Decoding Optical Information.
DENSE WAVELENGTH DIVISION MULTIPLEXING.
Engineering DWDM Systems.
DWDM CURRENT ISSUES AND RESEARCH.
State of the Art.
Acronyms and Abbreviations.
About the Author.