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Fiber Optic Data Commun: Technol trends & futures

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Fiber Optic Data Commun: Technol trends & futures

Casimer DeCusatis

ISBN 0122078926
Pages 568

This book is an authoritative review of current and future trends in the field of telecommunications. Written by industry experts who are developing leading-edge data communication networks, Fiber Optic Data Communication provides professionals and students alike with a look at emerging technologies and their applications. Four of the chapters have been revised from DeCusatis's best-selling book, Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communications; the remaining eight chapters are all new. Seven helpful appendices, a glossary, and a list of technical acronyms are included. This book can stand alone or as a companion volume to DeCusatis: Handbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication, Second Edition (February 2002, ISBN: 0-12-207891-8).

Contributors Preface Pt. 1 Technology Advances Ch. 1 History of Fiber Optics Ch. 2 Market Analysis and Business Planning Ch. 3 Small Form Factor Fiber Optic Connector Ch. 4 Specialty Fiber Optic Cables Ch. 5 Optical Wavelength Division Multiplexing for Data Communication Networks Ch. 6 Optical Backplanes, Board and Chip Interconnects Ch. 7 Parallel Computer Architectures Using Fiber Optics Pt. 2 The Future Ch. 8 Packaging Assembly Techniques Ch. 9 InfiniBand - The Interconnect from Backplane to Fiber Ch. 10 New Devices for Optoelectronics: Smart Pixels Ch. 11 Emerging Technology for Fiber Optic Data Communication Ch. 12 Manufacturing Challenges App. A Measurement Conversion Tables App. B Physical Constants App. C Index of Professional Organizations App. D OSI Model App. E Network Standards and Documents App. F Data Network Rates App. G Other Datacom Developments Acronyms Glossary Index