Fundamentals of Optical Fibers (Hardcover)

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Fundamentals of Optical Fibers, Second Edition offers readers a timely and consistent introduction to the fundamental principles of light propagation in fibers. In it, the author reviews, in depth, fundamental wave guiding concepts, the influence of various fiber structures and materials on light transmission, nonlinear light propagation effects occurring in fibers, and various measurement techniques. Since the chief application of optical fibers is in communication systems, throughout the book the focus is on topics, which pertain to that domain.

About the Author


JOHN A. BUCK received his PhD in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1982. He then joined the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he is now at the rank of professor. His research areas have included ultrafast switching, nonlinear optical materials characterization, and nonlinear propagation in fibers.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780471221913
ISBN-10: 0471221910
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publication Date: April 27th, 2004
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Wiley Series in Pure and Applied Optics