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Chapter
History of Fiber Optics
History of Fiber Optics
Evolution of Light in Communication
Early Forms of Light Communication
The Quest for Data Transmission
Evolution of Optical Fiber Manufacturing Technology
Controlling the Course of Light
Extending Fiber’s Reach
Evolution of Optical Fiber Integration and Application
Summary
Exam Essentials
Principles of Fiber Optic Transmission
Principles of Fiber Optic Transmission
The Fiber Optic Link
Transmitter
Receiver
Optical Fibers
Amplitude Modulation
Analog Transmission
Digital Data Transmission
Analog Data Transmission vs. Digital Data Transmission
Analog to Digital (A/D) Conversion
Sample Rate
Quantizing Error
Digital to Analog (D/A) Conversion
Pulse Code Modulation (PCM) 25
Pulse Code Modulation (PCM)
Multiplexing
Decibels (dB)
The Rules of Thumb
Absolute Power Gains and Losses
Review Questions
Answers to Review Questions 39
Answers to Review Questions
Basic Principles of Light
Basic Principles of Light
Light as Electromagnetic Energy
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Refraction
What Causes Refraction?
Total Internal Reflection 51
Total Internal Reflection
Review Questions 57
Optical Fiber Construction and Theory
Optical Fiber Construction and Theory
Optical Fiber Components
Core
Cladding
Coating
Standards
Materials
Tensile Strength
Manufacturing Optical Fiber
Modified Chemical Vapor Deposition (MCVD)
Modified chemical vapor deposition
Outside Vapor Deposition (OVD)
Outside vapor deposition
Vapor Axial Deposition (VAD)
Plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition (PCVD)
Modes
Refractive Index Profiles
Dispersion-Shifted Fiber
Review Questions 79
Optical Fiber Characteristics
Optical Fiber Characteristics
It All Adds Up
Dispersion
No dispersion
Modal Dispersion
Material Dispersion
Waveguide Dispersion
Chromatic Dispersion
Polarization-Mode Dispersion
How Dispersion Affects Bandwidth
Absorption
Scattering
Total Attenuation
Numerical Aperture
Bending Losses
Microbends
Macrobends
Equilibrium Mode Distribution 101
Equilibrium Mode Distribution
Fiber Specifications
Safety
Basic Safety
Engineering Controls
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Good Work Habits
Light Sources
Laser Service Groups
Laser Safety
Handling Fiber
Chemicals
Isopropyl Alcohol
Solvents
Anaerobic Epoxy
Site Safety
Electrical
Ladders
Trenches
Emergencies
Injury
Chemical Exposure
Fire
Answer to Review Questions 127
Answer to Review Questions
Fiber Optic Cables
Basic Cable
Cable Components
Buffer
Messenger Cable
Ribbon Cable
Submarine Cable
Cable Duty Specifications 145
Hybrid Cable
Composite Cable
Cable Duty Specifications
Cable Termination Methods
Fanout Kit
Breakout Kit
Blown-in Fiber
NEC Standards for Optical Fiber 149
NEC Standards for Optical Fiber
NEC-Listed Cable Types
NEC-Listed Raceways
Cable Markings and Codes
External Markings
Color Codes
Bend Radius Specifications 155
Bend Radius Specifications
Answers to Review Questions 161
Splicing
Putting It Together
Intrinsic Factors
Extrinsic Factors
Splicing Equipment
Mechanical Splicers
Fusion Splicers
Splicing Procedures 173
Splicing Procedures
Mechanical Splicing Procedure
Fusion Splicing Procedure
The Fiber Optic Connector
Roughness
Geometry
Connector Types
Single-Fiber Connectors
Multiple-Fiber Connectors
Connector Termination 197
Connector Termination
Epoxy
Tools
Assembling the Connector
Endface Examination
Connector Performance
Answers to Review Questions 217
Fiber Optic Light Sources
Fiber Optic Light Sources
Semiconductor Light Sources
LED Sources
Laser Sources
Light Source Performance Characteristics
Output Pattern
Source Wavelengths
Source Spectral Output
Source Output Power
Source Modulation Speed
Transmitter Performance Characteristics 231
Transmitter Performance Characteristics
LED Transmitter Performance Characteristics
Transmitter Performance Characteristics 235
Laser Transmitter Performance Characteristics
Light Source Safety
Safety Handling Precautions
Fiber Optic Detectors and Receivers
Fiber Optic Detectors and Receivers
Photodiode Fundamentals
PN photodiode
PIN Photodiode
Avalanche Photodiode
Avalanche photodiode
Responsivity
Quantum Efficiency
Switching Speed
Fiber Optic Receiver
Receptacle
Optical Subassembly
Electrical Subassembly
Receiver Performance Characteristics
Dynamic Range
Operating Wavelength
LED Receiver Performance Characteristics
Laser Receiver Performance Characteristics
Answers to Review Questions 269
Passive Components and Multiplexers
Passive Components and Multiplexers
Couplers
The Tee Coupler
The Star Coupler
Optical Switches
Optomechanical
Thermo-Optic
Electro-Optic
Optical Attenuators
Gap-Loss Principle
Absorptive Principle
Reflective Principle
Fixed Attenuators
Stepwise Variable Attenuators
Continuously Variable Attenuators
Optical Isolator
Polarized
Magnetic
Wavelength Division Multiplexing
Optical Amplifier 291
Optical Amplifier
Optical Filter
Cable Installation and Hardware
Cable Hardware and Installation
Installation Specifications
Minimum Bend Radius
Maximum Tensile Rating
Installation Hardware
Pulling Eye
Pullbox
Splice Enclosures
Patch Panels
Installation Methods
Tray and Duct
Conduit
Direct Burial
Aerial
Blown Fiber
Electrical Safety
Hardware Management
Cleanliness
Organization
Labeling Requirements 313
Labeling
Documentation
Labeling Requirements
Answers to Review Questions 319
Fiber Optic System Design Considerations
Fiber Optic System Design Considerations
Basic Fiber Optic System Design Considerations
The Advantages of Optical Fiber over Copper
Bandwidth
Attenuation
Electromagnetic Immunity
Size and Weight
Security
Link Performance Analysis
Cable Transmission Performance
Splice and Connector Performance
Power Budget
Answers to Review Questions 353
Test Equipment and Link/Cable Testing
Test Equipment and Link/Cable Testing
Continuity Tester
Visible Fault Locator
Fiber Identifier
Optical Return Loss Test Set
Light Source and Optical Power Meter
Multimode
Single-Mode
Patch Cord
Test Jumper
Mode Filter
TIA/EIA-526-14A Optical Loss Measurement
Method A
Method B
Method C
Patch Cord Optical Power Loss Measurement
OTDR
OTDR Theory
OTDR Display
OTDR Setup
Cable Plant Test Setup
Testing and Trace Analysis
Link/Cable Troubleshooting
Link/Cable Troubleshooting
Connector Inspection
Connector Endface Evaluation
Continuity Tester Fault Location Techniques
OTDR Fault Location Techniques
Restoration Practices
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