This book explains physical principles, unique benefits, broad categories, implementation aspects, and performance criteria of distributed optical fiber sensors (DOFS). For each kind of sensor, the book highlights industrial applications, which range from oil and gas production to power line monitoring, plant and process engineering, environmental monitoring, industrial fire and leakage detection, and so on. The text also includes a discussion of such key areas as backscattering, launched power limitations, and receiver sensitivity, as well as a concise historical account of the field’s development.
Published by: CRC Press | Publication date: 05/25/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 472 pages
Optical Fiber Communications Systems: Theory and Practice with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models (Optics and Photonics)
Carefully structured to provide practical knowledge on fundamental issues, Optical Fiber Communications Systems: Theory and Practice with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models explores advanced modulation and transmission techniques of lightwave communication systems. With coverage ranging from fundamental to modern aspects, the text presents optical communication techniques and applications, employing single mode optical fibers as the transmission medium. With MATLAB and Simulink models that illustrate methods, it supplies a deeper understanding of future development of optical systems and networks.The book begins with an overview of the development of optical fiber communications technology over the last three decades of the 20th century. It describes the optical transmitters for direct and external modulation technique and discusses the detection of optical signals under direct coherent and incoherent reception. The author also covers lumped Er:doped and distributed Roman optical amplifiers with extensive models for the amplification of signals and structuring the amplifiers on the Simulink platform. He outlines a design strategy for optically amplified transmission systems coupled with MATLAB Simulink models, including dispersion and attenuation budget methodology and simulation techniques. The book concludes with coverage of advanced modulation formats for long haul optical fiber transmission systems with accompanied Simulink models.Although many books have been written on this topic over the last two decades, most of them present only the theory and practice of devices and subsystems of the optical fiber communications systems in the fields, but do not illustrate any computer models to represent the true practical aspects of engineering practice. This book fills the need for a text that emphasizes practical computing models that shed light on the behavior and dynamics of the devices.
Published by: CRC Press | Publication date: 06/08/2011Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 560 pages
Optical Fibers describes the theoretical basis—electromagnetic theories—of transmission characteristics of optical fibers. The material and fabrication technologies are not described systematically, but only briefly where necessary to assist comprehension of the transmission characteristics. This book comprises 11 chapters, with an introductory chapter that discusses such topics as optical communications before the advent of optical fibers, a technical background of the subject matter, and a summary of its history. Succeeding chapters then discuss basic concepts and equations; ray theory of optical fibers; wave theory of uniform-core fibers; wave theory of nonuniform-core fibers; and classification and comparison of various analysis methods. Other chapters cover optimum refractive-index profile of optical fibers; optical fibers having structural fluctuations; measurement of refractive-index profile of optical fibers; measurement of transmission characteristics of optical fibers; and finally, some concluding remarks. This book will be of interest to practitioners in the fields of electronic engineering and electrical communications.
Published by: Academic Press | Publication date: 12/02/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 311 pages
Optical Fibers covers numerous research works on the significant advances in optical fibers, with particular emphasis on their application.This text is composed of three parts encompassing 15 chapters. The first part deals with the manufacture of optical fibers and the materials used in their production. The second part describes optical-fiber connectors, terminals and branches. The third part is concerned with the major optoelectronic components encountered in optical-communication systems.This book will be of value to research scientists, engineers, and patent workers.
Published by: Pergamon | Publication date: 07/22/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 650 pages
Troubleshooting Optical Fiber Networks offers comprehensive, state-of-the-art information about time-domain fiber-optic testing. Readers will gain an understanding of how to troubleshoot optical-fiber networks using an optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR), while learning the fundamental principles underlying the operation of these powerful testing instruments. From basic fiber optics and fiber testing, to detailed event-analysis techniques, this book covers the entire spectrum of time-domain optical cable test theory and applications.
- Only book available focusing solely on OTDR theory and practice
- Covers the entire spectrum of time-domain optical cable test theory and applications
- Designed to be accessible to both engineers and system technicians
Published by: Academic Press | Publication date: 06/02/2004Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 437 pages
Optical Fiber Telecommunications VI (A&B) is the sixth in a series that has chronicled the progress in the R&D of lightwave communications since the early 1970s. Written by active authorities from academia and industry, this edition brings a fresh look to many essential topics, including devices, subsystems, systems and networks. A central theme is the enabling of high-bandwidth communications in a cost-effective manner for the development of customer applications. These volumes are an ideal reference for R&D engineers and managers, optical systems implementers, university researchers and students, network operators, and investors. Volume A is devoted to components and subsystems, including photonic integrated circuits, multicore and few-mode fibers, photonic crystals, silicon photonics, signal processing, and optical interconnections. Volume B is devoted to systems and networks, including advanced modulation formats, coherent detection, Tb/s channels, space-division multiplexing, reconfigurable networks, broadband access, undersea cable, satellite communications, and microwave photonics.
- All the latest technologies and techniques for developing future components and systems
- Edited by two winners of the highly prestigious OSA/IEEE John Tyndal award and a President of IEEE's Lasers & Electro-Optics Society (7,000 members)
- Written by leading experts in the field, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive reference on optical engineering on the market
Published by: Academic Press | Publication date: 05/11/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 1148 pages
Optical Fiber Communication Systems with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models, Second Edition (Optics and Photonics)
Carefully structured to instill practical knowledge of fundamental issues, Optical Fiber Communication Systems with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models describes the modeling of optically amplified fiber communications systems using MATLAB® and Simulink®. This lecture-based book focuses on concepts and interpretation, mathematical procedures, and engineering applications, shedding light on device behavior and dynamics through computer modeling.Supplying a deeper understanding of the current and future state of optical systems and networks, this Second Edition:
- Reflects the latest developments in optical fiber communications technology
- Includes new and updated case studies, examples, end-of-chapter problems, and MATLAB® and Simulink® models
- Emphasizes DSP-based coherent reception techniques essential to advancement in short- and long-term optical transmission networks
Published by: CRC Press | Publication date: 12/01/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 899 pages
Optical Fiber Sensors for loT and Smart Devices (SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering)
This brief provides a review of the evolution of optical fiber sensing solutions and related applications. Unique production methods are presented and discussed, highlighting their evolution and analyzing their complexity. Under this scope, this brief presents the existing silica optical fiber sensors and polymer optical fiber sensors solutions, comparing its field of action (sensitivity, accuracy), complexity of manufacture and economic cost.Special attention is given to low-cost production methods. This brief evaluates the different existing techniques, assessing the accuracy and suitability of these sensors for possible Internet of Things (IoT) integration in different considered scenarios. Critical analytical techniques, also covered in this brief, are expected to play a key role in the world of IoT and the smart city of tomorrow.
Published by: Springer | Publication date: 02/14/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 89 pages
This book presents an extensive description about the optical interactions, processes and devices along with the details of fiber-optic sensor systems. The text involves technical discussions as well as the important derivations including the latest developments in the field.The book is primarily intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Optoelectronics, Optoelectronics and fiber optics and Optical fiber sensor in electrical and electronics engineering, electronics and communication engineering, electronics and instrumentation engineering and applied physics.
Published by: PHI | Publication date: 06/12/2013Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 381 pages
Optical communication systems can be defined as systems for transferring information from a source to a destination using light as an information carrier. This book provides a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of optical fibre communication. In this edition, several new topics have been added, such as fibre optic coupler, coherent optical communication, BER performance of coherent optical communication systems, differential phase modulation schemes with direct detection, surface plasmon polariton and photonic crystal. Besides, a number of chapters have been significantly revised.The book is intended as a text for undergraduate students of Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Telecommunication Engineering. It will also be useful to postgraduate students of Physics and those preparing for AMIE and AMIETE exams.
Published by: PHI | Publication date: 04/30/2014Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 264 pages