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Optical Fiber Telecommunications VII

  • Book

  • October 2019
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 4700366
With optical fiber telecommunications firmly entrenched in the global information infrastructure, a key question for the future is how deeply will optical communications penetrate and complement other forms of communication (e.g., wireless access, on-premises networks, interconnects, and satellites). Optical Fiber Telecommunications, the seventh edition of the classic series that has chronicled the progress in the research and development of lightwave communications since 1979, examines present and future opportunities by presenting the latest advances on key topics such as:

- Fiber and 5G-wireless access networks

- Inter- and intra-data center communications

- Free-space and quantum communication links

Another key issue is the use of advanced photonics manufacturing and electronic signal processing to lower the cost of services and increase the system performance. To address this, the book covers:

- Foundry and software capabilities for widespread user access to photonic integrated circuits

- Nano- and microphotonic components

- Advanced and nonconventional data modulation formats

The traditional emphasis of achieving higher data rates and longer transmission distances are also addressed through chapters on space-division-multiplexing, undersea cable systems, and efficient reconfigurable networking.

This book is intended as an ideal reference suitable for university and industry researchers, graduate students, optical systems implementers, network operators, managers, and investors.


"This book series, which owes much of its distinguished history to the late Drs. Kaminow and Li, describes hot and growing applied topics, which include long-distance and wideband systems, data centers, 5G, wireless networks, foundry production of photonic integrated circuits, quantum communications, and AI/deep-learning. These subjects will be highly beneficial for industrial R&D engineers, university teachers and students, and funding agents in the business sector."

Prof. Kenichi Iga President (Retired), Tokyo Institute of Technology

"With the passing of two luminaries, Ivan Kaminow and Tingye Li, I feared the loss of one of the premier reference books in the field. Happily, this new version comes to chronicle the current state-of-the-art and is written by the next generation of leaders. This is a must-have reference book for anyone working in or trying to understand the field of optical fiber communications technology." Dr. Donald B. Keck

Vice President, Corning, Inc. (Retired)

"This book is the seventh edition in the definitive series that was previously marshaled by the extraordinary Ivan Kaminow and Tingye Li, both sadly no longer with us. The series has charted the remarkable progress made in the field, and over a billion kilometers of optical fiber currently snake across the globe carrying ever-increasing Internet traffic. Anyone wondering about how we will cope with this incredible growth must read this book."

Prof. Sir David Payne

Director, Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton

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Table of Contents

1. Advances in low-loss, large-area, and multicore fibers Ming-Jun Li and Tetsuya Hayashi 2. Chip-based frequency combs for wavelength-division multiplexing applications Juned N. Kemal, Pablo Marin-Palomo, Maxim Karpov, Miles H. Anderson, Wolfgang Freude, Tobias J. Kippenberg and Christian Koos 3. Nanophotonic Devices for Power-Efficient Communications You-Chia Chang and Michal Lipso 4. Foundry capabilities for photonic integrated circuits Michael Liehr, Moritz Baier, Gloria Hoefler, Nicholas M. Fahrenkopf, John Bowers, Richard Gladhill, Peter O'Brien, Erman Timurdogan, Zhan Su and Fred Kish 5. Software tools for integrated hotonics James Pond, Gilles S.C. Lamant and Rich Goldman 6. Optical processing and manipulation of wavelength division multiplexed signals Leif Katsuo Oxenl�we, Frederik Klejs, Mads Lillieholm, Pengyu Guan, Francesco Da Ros, Pawel Marcin Kaminski, Metodi Plamenov Yankov, Edson Porto da Silva, Peter David Girouard and Michael Galili 7. Multicore and multimode optical amplifiers for space division multiplexing Yongmin Jung, Shaif-ul Alam, David J. Richardson Siddharth Ramachandran and Kazi S. Abedin 8. Transmission system capacity scaling through space-division multiplexing: a techno-economic perspective Peter J. Winzer 9. High-order modulation formats, constellation design, and digital signal processing for high-speed transmission systems Tianhua Xu, Gabriele Liga and Polina Bayvel 10. High-capacity direct-detection systems Xi Chen, Cristian Antonelli, Antonio Mecozzi, Di Che and William Shieh 11. Visible-light communications (VLC) and light fidelity (LiFi) Harald Haas, Elham Sarbazi, Hanaa Marshoud and John Fakidis 12. R&D advances for quantum communication systems Gerd Leuchs, Christoph Marquardt, Luis L. S�nchez-Soto and Dmitry V. Strekalov 13. Ultralong-distance undersea transmission systems Jin-Xing Cai, Georg Mohs and Neal S. Bergano 14. Intra-data center interconnects, networking, and architectures Saurabh Kumar, George Papen, Katharine Schmidtke and Chongjin Xie 15. Innovations in DCI transport networks Loukas Paraschis and Kannan Raj 16. Networking and routing in space-division multiplexed systems Dan M. Marom, Roland Ryf and David T. Neilson 17. Emerging optical communication technologies for 5G Xiang Liu and Ning Deng 18. Optical interconnection networks for high-performance systems Qixiang Cheng, Madeleine Glick and Keren Bergman 19. Evolution of fiber access networks Cedric F. Lam and Shuang Yin 20. Information capacity of optical channels Marco Secondini 21. Machine learning methods for optical communication systems and networks Faisal Nadeem Khan, Qirui Fan, Chao Lu and Alan Pak Tao Lau 22. Broadband radio-over-fiber technologies for next-generation wireless systems Jianjun Yu, Xinying Li and Xiaodan Pang


Alan Willner Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Alan E. Willner received a PhD from Columbia University, as well as a BA and an Honorary Degree from Yeshiva University. He worked at AT&T Bell Labs and Bellcore, and is currently the Steven & Kathryn Sample Chair in Engineering at the University of Southern California. He is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering and international fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering. He received the IEEE Sumner Award; Presidential Faculty Fellows Award from the White House; SPIE President's Award; Bush, Fulbright, Guggenheim, and Packard Fellowships; OSA Forman Award; and Egleston Medal from Columbia Engineering Alumni Association. He was Co-chair of the US National Academies' study on Optics & Photonics; President of The Optical Society and the IEEE Photonics Society; and Editor-in-Chief of Optics Letters and Journal of Lightwave Technology.