Introduction

  • Idelfonso Tafur Monroy
  • Eduward Tangdiongga
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Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 678)

Abstract

The growth of telecommunications is expected to continue, spurred on by several factors, including the globalization of the world economy, the strong dependence of modern industry and society on telecommunications and information systems, and the public demand for access to information. Indeed, the continuous increasing demand for high information capacity systems assures the presence of fiber optical communications systems in the information era.

Keywords

Optical Fiber Optical Network Wavelength Division Multiplex Transmission Capacity Fiber Optical Communication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Idelfonso Tafur Monroy
    • 1
  • Eduward Tangdiongga
    • 1
  1. 1.COBRA InstituteEindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherlands

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