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Synchronization of Digital Telecommunications Networks. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2181274
  • Book
  • March 2002
  • 430 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Network synchronization deals with the distribution of time and frequency across a network of clocks often spread over a wide geographical area. The goal is to align (i.e. synchronize) the time and frequency scales of all clocks, by using the communication capacity of their interconnecting links.
Network synchronization plays a central role in digital telecommunications as it determines the quality of most services offered by the network operator. However, the importance of network synchronization is often underestimated and how to solve quality-of-service degradation caused by synchronization difficulties can become problematical to all but a synchronization engineer.

Systematically covers a wide spectrum of both theoretical and practical topics

Features a clear and profound description of synchronous and asynchronous digital multiplexing (PDH, SDH), jitter and timing aspects of SDH networks

Expounds synchronization network principles and implementation issues, clock modelling, time and frequency measurement

Presents recent advances in telecommunications clock characterization and measurement

If you are a system engineer, researcher, designer or postgraduate student searching for both the basics and an insight into more advanced areas currently under discussion then you will find Synchronization of Digital Telecommunications Networks an enlightening read. It will also prove to be a valuable sourcebook for senior undergraduates and technical personnel in telecommunications companies.
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Asynchronous and Synchronous Digital Multiplexing.

Timing Aspects in SDH Networks.

Network Synchronization Architectures.

Characterization and Modelling of Clocks.

Physical Principles and Technology of Clocks.

Time and Frequency Measurement Techniques in Telecommunications.

Glossary of Terms.

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Stefano Bregni Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
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