Table of contents for Principles and applications of optical communications / Max Ming-Kang Liu.

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I. Overview 
1. Introduction to Optical Communications 
2. From Point-to-Point Links to Networking
II. Basic Point-to-Point Communication Blocks 
3. Light Sources 
4. Optical Fibers 
5. Photo Detectors 
6. Noise in Optical Communications 
7. Incoherent Detection
III. Networking 
8. Time Domain Multiple Access (SONET, FDDI, B-ISDN, etc.) 
9. Frequency Domain Multiple Access 
10. Subcarrier Multiplexing 
11. Photonic Switching
IV. Signal Processing 
12. Direct Modulation 
13. External Modulation 
14. DFB Modulation 
15. Coherent Detection 
16. Line Coding and Timing Recovery 
17. Optical Amplification 
18. Soliton Transmission

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Optical communications