Fiber and Integrated Optics

Main Author: Ostrowsky, D. B.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Boston, MA Springer US 1979, 1979
Series:NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series, Series B: Physics
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Review
  • Geometrical Measurements
  • Measurement of Refractive Index Profile
  • Continuous Measurement of Fiber Geometry and Profile by Transverse Illumination
  • Absorption and Scattering Loss Measurements
  • Test of Microbending Loss
  • Attenuation Measurements
  • Pulse-Distortion and Frequency-Response Tests
  • Conclusions
  • Cable Fabrication
  • Requirements for Optical Fiber Cable
  • Transmission Properties
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Multifiber Bundle
  • Telecommunication Cables
  • Coating Fiber
  • Monofiber Cable
  • Subjective Nature of Human Communications
  • Why Digital Communications?
  • How to Go from Analog to Digital Signal
  • Fiber Optic Communication Systems
  • Fiber Transmission Characteristics
  • The Photoreciever
  • Transmitter Design
  • Signal Processing in Digital Fiber Optic Transmissions
  • Analog Transmission
  • General Conclusion
  • Photodectors for Integrated Optics and Fiber Optical Communication
  • Characteristics of Photodiodes Sensitive Between 0.5 and 1.5 eV
  • An Example: Photodiode Performance in Optical Fiber Communication Systems
  • Summary
  • Fiber Raman Lasers
  • Stimulated Raman Scattering
  • Raman Oscillators
  • Other Nonlinear Processes
  • Conclusions
  • Planar Optical Waveguides
  • Total Reflection
  • Dielectric Films
  • Film Mode Scattering
  • Graded-Index Films
  • Strip Guides
  • Strip-Loaded Film Guide
  • Rib Guide
  • Bulge Guides
  • The Coupled-Mode Formalism in Guided-Wave Optics
  • The Coupled-Mode Formalism
  • Elecromagnetic Derivations of the Coupled-Mode Equations
  • Nonlinear Interactions
  • Electrooptic Mode Coupling
  • Phase Matching in Elecrooptic Coupling
  • Photoelastic Coupling
  • Coupling by a Surface Corrugation
  • Summary
  • Optical Waveguide Modulation Techniques
  • Definitions
  • Some Physical Effects Used in Optical Modulators and Switches
  • Bulk Modulators
  • Optical Waveguide Modulators
  • Coupled-Wave Devices
  • Codirectional Devices
  • Contradirectional Devices
  • Exotic Uses of Guided Wave Optics
  • Fiber Devices
  • Integrated Optical Devices
  • Scientific Use of Guided Wave Optics
  • Conclusion
  • Nonlinear Experiments with Ti Diffused LiNbO3 Optical Waveguides
  • Coherence Effects of the Electromagnetic Field Propagating in a Multimode Optical Fiber
  • Measurement of the Near-Field Intensity
  • Measurement of the Complex Degree of Coherence
  • A Comparison of Single-Mode and Multimode Fibres for Long-Distance Telecommunications
  • Attenuation
  • Fabrication
  • Limiting Core Diameter for Single-Mode Operation
  • Bandwidth
  • Characterisation
  • Bending and Microbending Losses
  • Splice Losses
  • Sources and Detectors
  • Geodesic Lenses in Integrated Optics
  • Perfect Aspheric Geodesic Lenses with Smooth Junctions
  • Hemishperical Geodesic Correlator
  • Conclusions
  • Guided Wave Activity in Germany
  • Optical Fibre Communication
  • Integrated Optics
  • Recent Work on Optical Fibre Systems and Components in the UK
  • Optical Fibre
  • Fibre Propagation
  • Fibre Measurement Techniques
  • Fibre Jointing, Splicing and Connectors
  • Sources
  • System Design
  • Systems Experiments
  • Fibre and Integrated Optics in France
  • A National Review on Fiber and Integrated Optics Activity in Italy
  • Fibers and Cables
  • Sources and Detectors
  • Measurement Methods
  • Systems
  • Integrated Optics
  • Economic Aspects of Fibre Systems
  • Cost-Comparison Studies
  • Basic Cost Factors for Fibre Systems
  • Cost Comparison with Copper Cable Systems
  • Conclusions