The Light Brigade – www.lightbrigade.com: The Certified Fiber to the Home Professional (CFHP) online fiber optic training course will provide a solid foundation on which to build towards FTTH network design, planning, and management responsibilities.
For those designing fiber optic communication systems, this chapter explains how to perform loss budgets for singlemode and multimode systems. Details include how to incorporate light sources, photodetectors, wavelengths and fiber types.
OIDA Senior Advisor Tom Hausken discusses the data center workshop held at OFC/NFOEC 2013 as well as other initiatives to promote progress within the optoelectronics industry.
All fiber transmission systems incorporate lasers, LEDs, and photodetectors. Other active devices, such as optical amplifiers, are used in long haul, CATV, or FTTx installations. This chapter introduces the various roles of active components along...