Preface


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Preface
PrefaceThis book represents an extension of the authors’ previous book, Photonics Rules of Thumb, published in 1996. This volume is intended to provide the telecommunications system designer with the same type of simple rules, references, and quick calculations that characterized the previous book. Herein we provide a quick history of how the authors started the series and its intent.John Lester Miller’s and Dr. Ed Friedman’s careers intersected at the same place by very different paths. John spent some of his career in astronomy before joining the aerospace industry to work on infrared sensors for space surveillance and then search-and-rescue a…
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John Lester Miller: Optical Communications Rules of Thumb. Preface, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2003), AccessEngineering Export