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Optical Transmission Systems Engineering

Optical Transmission Systems Engineering

By (author): Milorad Cvijetic
Copyright: 2003
Pages: 303
ISBN: 9781580536370

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This practitioner's look at optical transmission gives you essential, hands-on guidance to engineering for optimal network performance. Real-world applications illustrate in detail the principles of transmission systems engineering. Complete with tables containing optical signal, noise, and impairment parameters, this book is an indispensable tool for calculating and modeling network transmission capabilities, evaluating tradeoffs among systems parameters and transmission optimization, and assessing optical transport limits and penalties. This unique reference includes a series of transmission scenarios that help you ensure network transmission under worst case conditions, establish benchmarks for innovating high-performance, high-reliability optical transmission equipment, and achieve other network performance goals. An overview of systems engineering and optical networking fundamentals quickly brings students and novices up-to-speed on a wide range of critical topics all practitioners need to understand.
Introduction - Meaning and Importance of Optical System Engineering. Optical Transmission Systems Definition. Optical Signal Path Definition - Semiconductor Lasers. Optical Modulators. Optical Fibers. Optical Amplifiers. Photodiodes. Key Optical Elements.; Optical Signal, Noise, and Impairment Parameters - Optical Signal Parameters. Noise Parameters. Impairment Parameters. ; Assessment of the Optical Transport Limitations and Penalties - Attenuation. Noise. Chromatic Dispersion. Polarization Mode Dispersion. Nonlinear Effects.; Optical Transport System Engineering - Transmission Quality Definition. BER, Signal-to-Noise Ratio, and the Q Factor. Parameter Monitoring and Measurement. Power Penalty Handling. Power Penalty for Different Scenarios with Respect to Noise. Handling of Accumulation Effects.; Optical Transport Enabling Technology - Enabling Technologies. Optical Amplifiers. Advanced Dispersion Compensation. Forward Error Correction. Advanced Modulation Schemes. Advanced Detection Schemes. Transmission System Engineering Tradeoffs. Fiber Type Selection. Spectral Efficiency. Chromatic Dispersion Management. Optical Power Level. Optical Path Length.;
  • Milorad Cvijetic Milorad Cvijetic is a professor in the College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. For more than thirty years, he has been directly involved in state-of-the-art R&D in several of worldís leading telecommunication laboratories. Dr. Cvijetic has published numerous technical papers, authored three books, and has been the author/coauthor of twelve US patents, all related to optical communications and networking.
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