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Chapter Outline

Chapter 6 - Application of Optics to Telecommunications Systems (Fiber Optic Systems)

  • Fiber Cable System vs. Copper Wire System
  • Fiber Optic Telecommunication Systems
    • Basic Fiber Optic Telecommunications Link
    • Typical Long Fiber Optic Link
    • Typical Regenerator Unit
    • Regenerators
    • Optical Amplifiers (OAs)
  • Data Communication Trends
  • Telecommunications Network Standards
    • Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH)
    • Synchronous Optical Network (SONET)
    • Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
    • Data Communications Network Standards
  • Typical Ring Structures
  • Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM)
  • Frequency Grid from G.692
  • Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
  • Common Transmission Speeds
  • Digital Modulation
  • Time Division Multiplexing (TDM)
  • DWDM Frequencies
  • Optical Data Transmission
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR)
  • Monitoring and Restoring Optical Networks