Part One of the classroom text places fiber optics into perspective as a transmission medium and describes its advantages over other media. Part Two examines fiber sources, detectors, and connectors, in contrast to the distinctly different characteristics of their electronic counterparts. Part Three explains in detail how fiber optic systems are assembled. It covers link system design, installation, special fiber optic hardware, applications and equipment.
Includes the Lab Course, a 68-page experiment guide which contains nine fascinating fiber optics experiments. Also included is the Lab Kit contains optical light pipe, fiber optic cable, splices, connectors and polishing film, with LEDs, photodetectors, transmitter and receiver electronics. No special tools training required.
Courses can be tailored in length from 10 to 15 weeks. Recommended prerequisites: a basic understanding of electronics and mathematics.
Instructor's edition available below.