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Fiber Optics, Second Edition by Edward A. Lacy, Robert J. Hoss

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Index

Analog, See Modulation

Angstrom, 22

Applications, 11–19

Asynchronous transmission, 191–92

Atmospheric Communications, 15

Attenuator, 255

Avalanche Photodetector, 2

APD, See Avalanche photodetector

Bandwidth:

of optical sources, See Response time

fiber, See fiber bandwidth

bandlimiting, 186

BER or Bit Error Rate, 8, 151–53

Bit Rate:

definition, See digital transmission

of optical sources, See response time

Cable:

armor, 100–105

buffer tube, 95–98

core design, 95–105

design categories, 96

description, 94–109

dimensions, 6, 7, 99, 104, 106–7

jacket, 100–5

jumper, 108

pigtail, 108–9

riser cable, 105–7

slotted core, 97, 99

strength, 9, 100, 102–5, 226

tight buffer, 97

Cable installation:

aerial installation, 227–32

direct burial, 232–35

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