Optical Networks

WDM Systems and Networks

Modeling, Simulation, Design and Engineering

Editors: Antoniades, Neophytos Neo, Ellinas, Georgios, Roudas, Ioannis (Eds.)

  • Provides the latest developments in the ever expanding field of optical communication systems, network design and engineering
  • Presents the state-of-the-art architectures of WDM optical systems and networks, and takes a vertically layered (across the network layers) approach to system/network design
  • Includes a detailed discussion of the main physical transport layer effects and models followed by a discussion of current trends in WDM technologies and their corresponding modeling
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Modeling, Simulation, Design and Engineering of WDM Systems and Networks provides readers with the basic skills, concepts, and design techniques used to begin design and engineering of optical communication systems and networks at various layers. The latest semi-analytical system simulation techniques are applied to optical WDM systems and networks, and a review of the various current areas of optical communications is presented. Simulation is mixed with experimental verification and engineering to present the industry as well as state-of-the-art research.

This contributed volume is divided into three parts, accommodating different readers interested in various types of networks and applications. The first part of the book presents modeling approaches and simulation tools mainly for the physical layer including transmission effects, devices, subsystems, and systems), whereas the second part features more engineering/design issues for various types of optical systems including ULH, access, and in-building systems. The third part of the book covers networking issues related to the design of provisioning and survivability algorithms for impairment-aware and multi-domain networks.

Intended for professional scientists, company engineers, and university researchers, the text demonstrates the effectiveness of computer-aided design when it comes to network engineering and prototyping.

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“This book describes the latest developments in the field of optical communication systems and network design and engineering. … This book will be useful to research scientists and engineers, as well as university professors who want to know how to more efficiently design and engineer optical communication systems.” (Ishtiaque Ahmed, Optics & Photonics News, August, 2013)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  • Modeling, Simulation, Design and Engineering of WDM Systems and Networks: An Introduction

    Ellinas, Georgios (et al.)

    Pages 1-10

  • Computer Modeling of Transport Layer Effects

    Richter, André

    Pages 13-61

  • State-of-the-Art in Device and Network Element Level Modeling

    Gutiérrez-Castrejón, Ramón

    Pages 63-97

  • Semianalytical Models for Network Performance Evaluation

    Holzlöhner, Ronald (et al.)

    Pages 99-188

  • Commercial Optical Communication Software Simulation Tools

    Richards, Dwight H.

    Pages 189-232

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eBook $199.00
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Hardcover $259.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
WDM Systems and Networks
Book Subtitle
Modeling, Simulation, Design and Engineering
Editors
  • Neophytos Neo Antoniades
  • Georgios Ellinas
  • Ioannis Roudas
Series Title
Optical Networks
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-1093-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-1093-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-1092-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-8863-8
Series ISSN
1935-3839
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 532
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