Optical Fiber Communications

ISBN-13: 9780073380711

ISBN-10: 0073380717

Author: Gerd Keiser

Edition: 4

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McGraw-Hill Education
Hardcover 688 pages
Engineering, Education
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Acknowledged author Gerd Keiser wrote Optical Fiber Communications comprising 688 pages back in 2010. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0073380717 and 9780073380711. Since then Optical Fiber Communications textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $42.61 or rent at the marketplace.


The fourth edition of this popular text and reference book presents the fundamental principles for understanding and applying optical fiber technology to sophisticated modern telecommunication systems.

Optical-fiber-based telecommunication networks have become a major information-transmission-system, with high capacity links encircling the globe in both terrestrial and undersea installations. Numerous passive and active optical devices within these links perform complex transmission and networking functions in the optical domain, such as signal amplification, restoration, routing, and switching. Along with the need to understand the functions of these devices comes the necessity to measure both component and network performance, and to model and stimulate the complex behavior of reliable high-capacity networks.