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POF — Polymer Optical Fibers for Data Communication

  • The book is written by some of the best known POF experts from Germany, one of the leading countries of the world in POF technology

  • Most comprehensive introduction and survey of POF data com munication systems

  • A lot of experimental results achiewed in the last years

  • More than 600 coloured figures and tables

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XX
  2. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 1-28
  3. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 29-56
  4. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 57-94
  5. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 95-154
  6. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 155-222
  7. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 223-276
  8. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 277-320
  9. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 321-362
  10. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 363-374
  11. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 375-398
  12. Werner Daum, Jürgen Krauser, Peter E. Zamzow, Olaf Ziemann
    Pages 399-408
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 409-439

About this book

Introduction

The main topic of the book is the use of Polymer Optical Fibres for data communication. The first two chapters describe the basic physics of optical fibres and the specific properties of POF. The next chapters summarise the history of POF development, including the explanation of different index profiles from the simple step index type to the graded index POF. The next three chapters give comprehensive review of sources for POF systems and published transmission systems including WDM and analogue systems. The calculation of power budgets is described, giving some examples and general formulas and guidelines. Measurement techniques and standards are the content of further chapters, closing with remarks on international POF activities.

Keywords

Definition of bandwidth Measuring methods Network structures Standard Standards Symbol communication development light propagation measurement techniques system design transmission

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) BerlinBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Deutsche Telekom University of Applied Sciences LeipzigLeipzigGermany
  3. 3.Nexans Deutschland Industries AG & Co KGMönchengladbachGermany
  4. 4.Polymer Optical Fiber Application CenterUniversity of Applied Sciences NürnbergNürnbergGermany

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