Handbook of Optical Fibers and Cables, Second Edition: 2nd Edition (Hardback) book cover

Handbook of Optical Fibers and Cables, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Murata

CRC Press

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Hardback: 9780824797195
pub: 1996-06-25
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This work covers the history of optical communications, fibres and fiber cables, and compares optical fibres with other transmission media. It also discusses optical fibre materials, reliability and manufacture, illustrates the design, construction and properties of recent cables used for optical fibre, describes fibre splicing and presents automated fibre splicing machines, and more.


"Praise for the first edition. . . . . .highly recommended for its comprehensive state-of-the-art fundamentals of optical fibers and cables. The numerous formulas, sketches, diagrams, tables and technical exposition will be a handy guide for network system, optical and electooptical engineers, and those involved in the design, production and installation of fiber optic cables. "

---Applied Optics

"Dr. Murata. . .is a well known expert in the field of fiber optics. . .His book is a good source of information on the design and implementation of optical fiber. "

---Optical Engineering

Table of Contents

Otical fibres; optical fibre cables; splicing of fibres; connectors; joining of optical fibre cables; measurement of optical fibres installation of optical fibre cable; applications of optical fibre.

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Optical Science and Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Optics