The book Optoelectronics and Optical Communication has been written for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Electronics and Communication Engineering. This book intends to provide a comprehensive knowledge of optical source, detectors, associated electronics and their application in the field of communication. The content of the book is divided into fifteen chapters.
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  • Publisher: Laxmi Publications
  • Language: English
  • ISBN : 978-93-81159-06-4
  • Chapter 1

    INTRODUCTION TO OPTOELECTRONICS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    The interaction of light and optical processes with electronic processes is dealt within a separate category known as ‘Optoelectronics’. At the same time the devices in which such interactions take place, are called optoelectronic devices
  • Chapter 2

    LIGHT EMITTING DIODES Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    2.1 INTRODUCTION The light emitting diode or LED was discovered in 1904. The only semiconductor diode in existence at that time was the Silicon Carbide (SiC) point contact rectifier.
  • Chapter 3

    LASERS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    3.1 INTRODUCTION The word ‘LASER’ is an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Albert Einstein first predicted in 1917, that an atom can emit radiation by two different processes — spontaneous emission and stimulated emission.
  • Chapter 4

    PHOTODETECTORS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    4.1 INTRODUCTION A photodetector is an optoelectronic device that receives optical energy and converts to electrical energy by producing the electrical current, normally termed as photocurrent.
  • Chapter 5

    OPTOELECTRONIC MODULATION DEVICES Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    5.1 INTRODUCTION The advent of the laser and its increasing use in different applications has led to a demand for devices which can modulate a laser beam.
  • Chapter 6

    HOLOGRAPHY Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    6.1 INTRODUCTION The word ‘holo’ means entire, full or complete; ‘graphy’ means recording. Hence holography meansrecording of the complete information of an object.
  • Chapter 7

    OPTOELECTRONIC DISPLAY DEVICES Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    7.1 INTRODUCTION Visual display is one of the basic requirements of the recent systems. As the technology advances and most of the systems are based on the electronic devices, development of display systems is not lagging behind.
  • Chapter 8


    8.1 INTRODUCTION The transfer of information from one point to another is the basic concept of communication. There are different modes of communication. Perhaps the optical mode of communication is the most ancient form of communication.
  • Chapter 9

    OPTICAL WAVEGUIDES AND FIBERS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    9.1 INTRODUCTION Light is the medium of communication in fiber optic technology. As we know, light has a fascinat-ing property: light is treated as electromagnetic waves in classical wave theory, whereas thequantum theory treats light as photons, i.e., quanta of electromagnetic energy
  • Chapter 10

    CHARACTERISTICS OF OPTICAL FIBERS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    10.1 INTRODUCTION We have already discussed about the basic transmission mechanisms of various types of optical waveguides and fibers in Chapter 9. But we have not yet dealt with the factors influencing the performance of optical fibers in Chapter 9
  • Chapter 11


    11.1 INTRODUCTION The transfer of information in the form of light enables data transmission at high rate in a single communication channel, as it has the potential to be modulated with the carrier frequency as high as 10 14 Hz, which is much higher than the either radio or microwaves.
  • Chapter 12

    OPTICAL MULTIPLEXING CONCEPTS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    12.1 INTRODUCTION In order to maximize the information transfer over an optical fiber communication link it is usual to multiplex several signals on to a single fiber.
  • Chapter 13

    FIBER OPTIC INTERCONNECTION DEVICES Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    13.1 INTRODUCTION Optical fiber links, which is the integral part of recent communication systems, have the require-ments for both jointing and termination of transmission medium.
  • Chapter 14

    OPTOELECTRONIC INTEGRATED CIRCUITS Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    14.1 INTRODUCTION Optoelectronic technology and devices have made tremendous progress in the recent past. In the previous chapters, the materials used for optoelectronic devices and their properties as well as the working principles have been discussed.
  • Chapter 15

    FIBER OPTICAL NETWORK Price 2.99  |  2.99 Rewards Points

    15.1 INTRODUCTION Optoelectronic technology and optical fiber system have made tremendous impact on transmis- sion and communication systems.

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