Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Current Developments in Optical Fiber Technology

Edited by Sulaiman Wadi Harun

University of Malaya, Malaysia


Hamzah Arof

University of Malaya, Malaysia

This book is a compilation of works presenting recent advances and progress in optical fiber technology related to the next generation optical communication, system and network, sensor, laser, measurement, characterization and devices. It contains five sections including optical fiber communication systems and networks, plastic optical fibers technologies, fiber optic sensors, fiber lasers and fiber measurement techniques and fiber optic devices on silicon chip. Each chapter in this book is a contribution from a group of academicians and scientists from a prominent university or research center, involved in cutting edge research in the field of photonics. This compendium is an invaluable reference for researchers and practitioners working in academic institutions as well as industries.

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Current Developments in Optical Fiber TechnologyEdited by Sulaiman Wadi Harun

Published: June 13th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/46191

ISBN: 978-953-51-1148-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6348-0

Copyright year: 2013

Books open for chapter submissions

51122 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

72 Web of Science Citations

66 Dimensions Citations


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1. Optimal Design of a Multi-Layer Network an IP/MPLS Over DWDM Application Case

By Claudio Risso, Franco Robledo and Pablo Sartor


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2. Scaling the Benefits of Digital Nonlinear Compensation in High Bit-Rate Optical Meshed Networks

By Danish Rafique and Andrew D. Ellis


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3. Faults and Novel Countermeasures for Optical Fiber Connections in Fiber-To-The-Home Networks

By Mitsuru Kihara


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4. Multimode Graded-Index Optical Fibers for Next-Generation Broadband Access

By David R. Sánchez Montero and Carmen Vázquez García


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5. Multicanonical Monte Carlo Method Applied to the Investigation of Polarization Effects in Optical Fiber Communication Systems

By Aurenice M. Oliveira and Ivan T. Lima Jr.


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6. Efficiency Optimization of WDM-POF Network in Shipboard Systems

By Hadi Guna, Mohammad Syuhaimi Ab-Rahman, Malik Sulaiman, Latifah Supian, Norhana Arsad and Kasmiran Jumari


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7. Step-Index PMMA Fibers and Their Applications

By Silvio Abrate, Roberto Gaudino and Guido Perrone


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8. Optical Fibre Gratings for Chemical and Bio - Sensing

By Xianfeng Chen


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9. Fibre-Optic Chemical Sensor Approaches Based on Nanoassembled Thin Films: A Challenge to Future Sensor Technology

By Sergiy Korposh, Stephen James, Ralph Tatam and Seung-Woo Lee


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10. Optical Fiber Sensors for Chemical and Biological Measurements

By Miguel A. Pérez, Olaya González and José R. Arias


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11. Investigation of Bioluminescence at an Optical Fiber End for a High-Sensitive ATP Detection System

By Masataka Iinuma, Ryuta Tanaka, Eriko Takahama, Takeshi Ikeda, Yutaka Kadoya and Akio Kuroda


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12. Smart Technical Textiles Based on Fiber Optic Sensors

By Katerina Krebber


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13. Refractometric Optical Fiber Platforms for Label Free Sensing

By Carlos A. J. Gouveia, Jose M. Baptista and Pedro A.S. Jorge


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14. Advances in Optical Fiber Laser Micromachining for Sensors Development

By João M. P. Coelho, Marta Nespereira, Catarina Silva, Dionísio Pereira and José Rebordão


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15. Mode Locked Fiber Lasers

By Tarek Ennejah and Rabah Attia


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16. Experimental Study of Fiber Laser Cavity Losses to Generate a Dual-Wavelength Laser Using a Sagnac Loop Mirror Based on High Birefringence Fiber

By Manuel Durán-Sánchez, R. Iván Álvarez-Tamayo, Evgeny A. Kuzin, Baldemar Ibarra-Escamilla, Andrés González-García and Olivier Pottiez


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17. Multi-Wavelength Fiber Lasers

By Rosa Ana Perez-Herrera and Manuel Lopez-Amo


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18. Characterization of Optical Fibers by Multiple-Beam Interferometry

By Fouad El-Diasty


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19. Fiber Measurement Technique Based on OTDR

By Masaharu Ohashi


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20. Optical Fibre on a Silicon Chip

By A. Michael, C.Y. Kwok, Md. Al Hafiz and Y.W. Xu


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