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Fiber optic essentials.


Fiber optic essentials.

Thyagarajan, K. and Ajoy Ghatak.



242 pages




After reviewing the physical principles of light waves, refraction, and reflection, this technical guide introduces propagation through optical fibers, and describes the characteristics that make it important for telecommunications and sensors. Thyagarajan (Indian Institute of Technology) and Ghatak (Disah Academy) then explain the role of lasers, photodetectors, erbium-doped fiber amplifiers, Raman fiber amplifiers, fiber Bragg gratings, couplers, isolators, external modulators, and thin-film devices in fiber optic communication systems. The mathematical details are kept to a minimum.

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