Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxiii
  2. Optical Fiber for Communication

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. John D. Downie, Ming-Jun Li, Sergejs Makovejs
      Pages 3-39
    3. Xin Chen, Scott R. Bickham, John S. Abbott, J. Doug Coleman, Ming-Jun Li
      Pages 41-97
  3. Solitons and Nonlinear Waves in Optical Fibers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-219
    2. Theodoros P. Horikis, Dimitrios J. Frantzeskakis
      Pages 269-299
    3. A. Kudlinski, A. Mussot, Matteo Conforti, D. V. Skryabin
      Pages 301-316
    4. I. S. Chekhovskoy, O. S. Sidelnikov, A. A. Reduyk, A. M. Rubenchik, O. V. Shtyrina, M. P. Fedoruk et al.
      Pages 317-371
    5. Stefano Trillo, Matteo Conforti
      Pages 373-419
  4. Optical Fiber Fabrication

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 475-475
    2. M. C. Paul, S. Das, A. Dhar, D. Dutta, P. H. Reddy, M. Pal et al.
      Pages 477-528
    3. Muhammad Rosdi Abu Hassan
      Pages 529-549
    4. S. Z. Muhamad Yassin, Nasr Y. M. Omar, Hairul Azhar Bin Abdul Rashid
      Pages 551-585
    5. Horng Sheng Lin, Zulfadzli Yusoff
      Pages 587-621
    6. Ghafour Amouzad Mahdiraji, Katrina D. Dambul, Soo Yong Poh, Faisal Rafiq Mahamd Adikan
      Pages 623-636
    7. Gang-Ding Peng, Yanhua Luo, Jianzhong Zhang, Jianxiang Wen, Yushi Chu, Kevin Cook et al.
      Pages 637-653
  5. Active Optical Fibers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 655-655
    2. Sonja Unger, Florian Lindner, Claudia Aichele, Kay Schuster
      Pages 657-677
    3. Valerio Romano, Sönke Pilz, Hossein Najafi
      Pages 679-721
    4. Darren D. Hudson, Alexander Fuerbach, Stuart D. Jackson
      Pages 723-756
    5. Yongmin Jung, Shaif-Ul Alam, David J. Richardson
      Pages 849-873
  6. Special Optical Fibers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 875-875
    2. Xia Yu, Biao Sun, Jiaqi Luo, Elizabeth Lee
      Pages 877-894
    3. Ming Tang
      Pages 895-966
    4. Kishore Bhowmik, Gang-Ding Peng
      Pages 967-1017
    5. Georges Humbert
      Pages 1019-1067
    6. Gerd Keiser
      Pages 1069-1095
  7. Optical Fiber Measurement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1097-1097
    2. Mingjie Ding, Desheng Fan, Wenyu Wang, Yanhua Luo, Gang-Ding Peng
      Pages 1099-1137
    3. Gui Xiao, Ghazal Fallah Tafti, Amirhassan Zareanborji, Anahita Ghaznavi, Qiancheng Zhao
      Pages 1139-1176
    4. Quan Chai, Yushi Chu, Jianzhong Zhang
      Pages 1177-1226
    5. Yongkang Dong, Lei Teng, Hongying Zhang, Taofei Jiang, Dengwang Zhou
      Pages 1227-1257
    6. Jun Yang, Zhangjun Yu, Libo Yuan
      Pages 1259-1298
  8. Optical Fiber Devices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1299-1299
    2. Lei Wei
      Pages 1335-1350
    3. Christophe Caucheteur, Tuan Guo
      Pages 1351-1377
    4. Fei Xu
      Pages 1425-1464
  9. Optical Fiber Device Measurement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1465-1465
    2. Zhiqiang Song, Jian Guo, Haifeng Qi, Weitao Wang
      Pages 1467-1483
    3. Yanhua Luo, Binbin Yan, Jianxiang Wen, Jianzhong Zhang, Gang-Ding Peng
      Pages 1485-1528
    4. Haifeng Qi, Weitao Wang, Jian Guo, Zhiqiang Song
      Pages 1529-1556
  10. Distributed Optical Fiber Sensing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1557-1557

About this book


This handbook aims to be a comprehensive and up-to-date reference tool for students, scientists, engineers and industrial practitioners who are working in an area of the optical fiber field. 

The book includes five sections that cover the following subtopics as follows:

• Optical Fiber Fundamentals including fiber materials and characteristics, fiber design, analysis, fabrication, test, etc; 

• Optical Fibers including all conventional and special fibers; 

• Optical Fiber Devices including all passive and active fiber devices and components, such as fiber couplers, fiber connectors, fiber gratings, fiber amplifiers and fiber lasers; 

• Optical Fiber Communication including main optical fiber communication techniques and systems 

• Optical Fiber Sensing including main optical fiber sensing and systems


Active Fiber Devices Fiber Amplifiers Fiber Connectors Fiber Couplers Fiber Gratings Fiber Lasers Optical Fiber Communication Optical Fiber Materials Optical Fiber Sensing Passive Fiber Devices

Editors and affiliations

  • Gang-Ding Peng
    • 1
  1. 1.Photonics and Optical Communications, School of Electrical Engineering and TelecommunicationsUniversity of New South WalesSydneyAustralia

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