Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Current Developments in Optical Fiber Technology

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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

Copyright year: 2013

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35526 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

30 Web of Science Citations

38 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

1531

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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

1145

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

By Mitsuru Kihara

1222

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

By David R. Sánchez Montero and Carmen Vázquez García

2300

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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.

971

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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

1507

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7. Step-Index PMMA Fibers and Their Applications

By Silvio Abrate, Roberto Gaudino and Guido Perrone

2348

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8. Optical Fibre Gratings for Chemical and Bio - Sensing

By Xianfeng Chen

1576

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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

1503

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10. Optical Fiber Sensors for Chemical and Biological Measurements

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

2461

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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

1115

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12. Smart Technical Textiles Based on Fiber Optic Sensors

By Katerina Krebber

3130

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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

2096

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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

1600

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15. Mode Locked Fiber Lasers

By Tarek Ennejah and Rabah Attia

1656

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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

1104

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17. Multi-Wavelength Fiber Lasers

By Rosa Ana Perez-Herrera and Manuel Lopez-Amo

2411

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18. Characterization of Optical Fibers by Multiple-Beam Interferometry

By Fouad El-Diasty

1427

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19. Fiber Measurement Technique Based on OTDR

By Masaharu Ohashi

1933

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20. Optical Fibre on a Silicon Chip

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

2490

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