Optical Networks

Description

The book series in Optical Networks encompasses both optical communications and networks, including both theoretical and applied books. The series describes current advances at the cutting edge of the field and is aimed especially at industry practitioners, researchers, and doctoral students.

The series emphasizes the following major areas:

*optical network architectures;

*enabling technologies for optical communication networks;

*wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) based networks;

*optical access and metro networks;

*long-haul optical networks;

*optical packet networks;

*optical burst-switched networks;

*fault-tolerant optical networks;

*optical network control and management; and

*emerging industry standards.

 The series features the following types of books:

*Intermediate to advanced level textbooks as well as expository books that extend and unify our knowledge and understanding of particular areas;

*Handbooks and professional reference works that redefine "state-of-the-art," emphasizing expository surveys, completely new advances, and combinations thereof;

*Encyclopedias containing articles dealing with the entire range of knowledge in the field or its specialty subtopics; and

*Research monographs that make substantial contributions to new knowledge in specialty subtopics.

These peer-reviewed titles ensure the highest quality content.

For further information, please contact: Biswanath Mukherjee, Series Editor: Professor, University of California, Davis, Mukherje@cs.ucdavis.edu or Alex Greene, Editorial Director, Springer, Alex.Greene@springer-sbm.com