This teaching material describes optical networks, such as Optical Access Networks, FTTx technology, Active/Passive Optical Networks, optical systems using Wavelength Division Multiplexing: DWDM, CWDM. It introduces parameters and working regimes of optical networks, including system maintenance issues (OTDR, splicing) and signal recovery (EDFA, SOA, Raman amplifiers, dispersion compensation).
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