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Optical Networks: Third Generation Transport Systems

Optical Networks:   Third Generation Transport Systems

  • Uyless Black
  • Uyless D Black
  • Author: Uyless Black
    • ISBN:9788131707807
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8131707806
    • Price:Rs. 780.00
    • Pages:352
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    A guide to light-based networks. Advantages of optical nets include greater bandwidth and speed. Covers architecture, design, and monitoring/management issues.

    Table of Content

    1. Introduction
    2. The Telecommunications Infrastructure
    3. Characteristics of Optical Fiber
    4. Timing and Synchronization
    5. SONET and SDH
    6. Architecture of Optical Transport Networks (OTNs)
    7. Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM)
    8. Network Topologies and Protection Schemes
    9. MPLS and Optical Networks
    10. Architecture of IP and MPLS-based Optical Transport Networks
    11. The Link Management Protocol (LMP)
    12. Optical Routers: Switching in Optical Internets
    13. ASON Operations at the User Network Interface (UNI) and the Network-to-Network Interface (NNI)
    14. ATM vs. IP in Optical Internets
    15. Optical Internets: Evolving to a 3G Architecture

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