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Author Minoli, Daniel, 1952-

Title Telecommunications technology handbook / Daniel Minoli
Edition Second edition
Published Boston : Artech House, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 785 pages) : illustrations
Series Artech House telecommunications library
Artech House telecommunications library.
Contents Segmentation -- Protocol Model Baseline -- Protocol Framework -- Some Notable Trends -- Some Modeling Considerations -- Size of U.S. Industry -- Growth of the Internet During the Late 1990s into the Early 2000s -- Growth of Wireless During the Late 1990s and Early 2000s -- Wireless Internet -- One View on Regulation -- Optics Technologies -- Transmission Systems -- Optical Fibers -- Fiber-Optic Medium Performance -- Dispersion Compensation Approaches -- Fiber Products -- Fiber-Optic Elements -- Optical Transmitters -- Fiber-Optic Receivers -- WDM Elements -- Regenerators and Optical Amplifiers -- Optical Network Elements in Common Use -- Applications -- All-Optical Networks -- Motivations, Goals, and Approaches -- OTN Standards Support -- Evolutionary Approach -- Framework -- Basic OTN Technical Concepts -- Implementations -- Intelligent Optical Networks and GMPLS -- Positioning of GMPLS in ASTN/ASON -- ASON Architecture Principles -- ASON Control Plane Requirements -- ASON Functional Architecture -- ASON Reference Points and GMPLS Protocols -- ASON/ASTN CP Transport Network (Signaling Network) -- Transport Network Survivability and Protection -- Relationship to GMPLS Architecture -- Other ASON/ASTN-Related ITU Activities -- Deployment Status -- Dense and Coarse WDM -- Introduction to the Technology -- How Does WDM Work? -- Enabling Technologies -- Technical Details -- Operation of a Transponder-Based DWDM System -- Network Design Evolutions -- Long-Haul Application Scope -- Metro Access/Metro Core Application Scope
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Data transmission systems.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003057716
ISBN 1580535283 (alk. paper)
1580537081 (electronic bk.)
9781580535281 (alk. paper)
9781580537087 (electronic bk.)