Precision Optical Transceivers
Industry Conferences and Exhibitions
Optical Fiber Communications Exhibition and Conference (USA)
European Conference on Optical Communications
Opto-Electronics Center Conference (Taiwan)
International Solid-State Circuits Conference (USA)
Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers
Industry Websites and Blogs
Industry Resources / Standards Bodies
SFP+ MSA, SFF-8431.PDF
GBIC MSA, INF-8053.PDF
Fiber Channel (standardized in T11 Technical Committee of ANSI)
IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet Standards)
ITU CWDM Grid
The Benefit of Optics (wiki)
- Discussion on Fiber Optics Industries, benefits of fiber optics and also provides resource tools to look up an analysis of various companies in the industry.
How Fiber Optics Work
- The Discovery Company provides insight into how various communication technology works.
Fiber Optics- Timeline
- This article describes the timeline of the evolution of fiber optics and short descriptions of how each innovation came about.
Wikipedia - Definition of Fiber Optics
- This details the definition, birth, evolution, application and current (be it ever evolving) state of fiber optics.
Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective
- By Rajiv Ramaswami and Kumar N. Sivarajan
Fiber Optic Reference Guide
- by David Goff
FOA Reference Guide to Fiber Optics: Study Guide to FOA Certification
- By Jim Hayes
Optical Fiber Communications
- By Gerd Keiser
Optical Networking: A Wiley Tech Brief
- By Debra Cameron
Technician's Guide to Fiber Optics
- By Donald J. Sterling Jr.
Thomas' Telecom & Networking Dictionary
- Thomas M. Thomas II
Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems
- John G. Nellist
An Introduction to Fiber Optics
- By John Crisp and Barry Elliott