This book provides a brief, high-level overview of the technology and applications behind the Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) or Fiber-to-the-Curb (FTTC) family of standards, which has recently attracted considerable amount of interest in the technical community.
Revised and updated to describe the latest technological advances in the field, this volume presents new material on digital communications, fibre optics and... Læs mere
Provides a particularly good discussion of the electromagnetics of light in bounded media (i.e. , fibers). The only book... Læs mere
This study discusses the methods used to embed optical fibres in modern high-strength, lightweight composite materials. It also examines the ingress and egress of optical fibres, and more specialized application concerns, including use of the Fabry-Perot interferometer.
Describing the theory, operational regimes and areas of applications, this unique book is an indispensable guide for researchers and graduate... Læs mere
Photonics reflects the growing connection between optics and electronics brought about by the increasing role that semiconductor materials and devices play in optical systems. Volume 1 deals with photonics in free space and special media such as anisotropic crystals.
A comprehensive, modular treatment of the challenging issues involved in high-speed optical transmission systems,... Læs mere
Deals with photonics in free space and special media such as anisotropic crystals. Covers all important topics from... Læs mere
The book provides an introduction of surface plasmons and presents its applications in the sensing of various chemical and biological analyses using optical fiber technology.
Focuses on fiber optic technology. This book contains information regarding: techniques for measurement of strain, temperature, pressure and magnetic fields; smart structure technology; applications in fracture mechanics; and embedment in concrete.