This book presents the general engineering considerations that have resulted in a fundamental change in telecommunications computer networks. It emphasizes optoelectronic switching in the fusion into traditional telecommunications.
Part I: Optoelectronic Switching Systems in Telecomm-Unications 1. Fundamentals of Telecommunication Switching Systems 2. Optoelectronic Switching in Telecom-Munications 3. Optoelectronic Network Design and Hardware 4. Traffic Control, Nonblocking Networks, and Local Area Networks Part II: Optoelectronic Processors 5. Hardware of Optoelectronic Processors 6. Optoelectronic Control Operator Processor: Design Philosophy 7. Examples of Effective Applications of Optoelectronic Processors 8. Optoelectronic Processors: Structural and Functional Aspects