In this introductory chapter, the physical limits and prospects of the present optical fiber communication systems as well as EXAT initiative and 3M technologies are briefly described. Then, the demands from future applications, namely ultra-realistic communications, and wireless communication networks, such as 5G technologies are described. Lastly, the state-of-the-art terrestrial optical transmission systems and optical submarine cable systems are summarized.
|Title of host publication||Springer Series in Optical Sciences|
|Publisher||Springer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH|
|Number of pages||37|
|Publication status||Published - 2022|
|Name||Springer Series in Optical Sciences|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials