Table of contents for Fundamentals of optical fibers / John A. Buck.

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Selected Topics in Electromagnetic Wave Propagation.
Symmetric Dielectric Slab Waveguides.
Optical Fibers with Single-Step Index Profiles.
Loss Mechanisms in Silica Fibers.
Dispersion in Step Index Fibers.
Special Purpose Index Profiles.
Outline of Nonlinear Optics.
Nonlinear Effects in Silica Fibers.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Fiber optics, Optical fibers, Optical communications, Optical wave guides