Publish Date: 2006
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Optical WDM Networks is a textbook for graduate level courses. Its focus is on the networking aspects of optical networking, but it also includes coverage of physical layers in optical networks. The author introduces WDM and its enabling technologies and discusses WDM local, access, metro, and long-haul network architectures. Each chapter is self-contained, has problems at the end of each chapter, and the material is organized for self study as well as classroom use.
Subject: Computer Science, Routing, Switching, backbone mesh networks, configuration, electronics, optical access networks, optical metro networks, optimization, switch, wavelength-division multiplexing