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Springer Handbook of Optical Networks

Editors: Mukherjee, B., Tomkos, I., Tornatore, M., Winzer, P., Zhao, Y. (Eds.)

  • Offers a definitive reference for practitioners, researchers, and students in optical networks
  • Represents a collective effort of over 100 top-level scientists from around the world
  • Comprehensively treats the ever-growing field that represents the backbone of the internet
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This handbook is an authoritative, comprehensive reference on optical networks, written for practitioners, researchers, and students around the world. This book provides a definitive single point of reference for all those interested to find out information about the basic technologies and approaches that are used to design and deploy optical communication networks across a vast variety of different application fields spanning from datacenters to backbone and access networks. 
The book is divided into four parts, each edited by top experts in the field. The parts include: Optical Subsystems for Transmission and Switching; Core Networks; Datacenter and Super-computer Networking; Optical Access and Wireless Networks. The contributors are leading authorities in the fields of engineering and represent academia, industry, and international government and regulatory agencies.

About the authors

Dr. Biswanath Mukherjee is a Distinguished Professor at University of California, Davis, CA, USA, where he was Chairman of Computer Science during 1997-2000.  He received his PhD (Electrical Engineering) from University of Washington, Seattle, in 1987, and B.Tech (Hons) (Electronics) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in 1980. He presented the first proposal/prototype for a network intrusion detection system in 1990; today it is a $10B/year industry.  Also, in 1990, he proposed and prototyped the first filtering firewall, which is a $8B/year business today.  He led the proposal/prototype for the first dynamic bandwidth allocation algorithm in Ethernet-based Fiber-to-the-Home networks in 2002; today over 100 million units are deployed worldwide, including AT&T’s Gigabit Fiber offering.  In 2007, he provided the first proposal to integrate optical and wireless networks, forming the basis for the fronthaul of the upcoming 5G industry. He was General Co-Chair of the IEEE/OSA Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) Conference 2011, Technical Program Co-Chair of OFC’2009, and Technical Program Chair of the IEEE INFOCOM’96 conference. He is Editor of Springer’s Optical Networks Book Series. He has served on eight journal editorial boards, most notably IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and IEEE Network.  In addition, he has Guest Edited Special Issues of Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, and IEEE Communications. To date, Mukherjee has supervised 77 PhDs to completion.  He is winner of the 2004 Distinguished Graduate Mentoring Award, 2009 College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Faculty Award, and 2016 UC International Community Building Award at UC Davis.  He is co-winner of the 2018 Charles Kao Award (named after Nobel Laureate and Fiber-Optic Pioneer Charles Kao) for the Best Paper in the IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networks.  He is co-winner of 12 other Best Paper Awards, including four from IEEE Globecom Symposia, four from IEEE ANTS, and two from National Computer Security Conference.  He served a 5-year term as a founding member of the Board of Directors of IPLocks, a Silicon Valley startup company (acquired by Fortinet).  He was also a Founding Director of an optical startup, Optella, Inc. (acquired by Cosemi, Inc.) He has served on Technical Advisory Board of several startup companies, including Teknovus (acquired by Broadcom). He is Founder and President of Ennetix, a Davis-based, SBIR-funded startup company specializing in AI-powered, application-centric, network analytics for optimal user experience.  He is winner of the IEEE Communications Society's inaugural (2015) Outstanding Technical Achievement Award "for pioneering work on shaping the optical networking area". He is author of the graduate-level textbook Optical WDM Networks (New York: Springer, 2006). He co-founded and served during 2007-10 as the Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE Advanced Networks and Telecom Systems (ANTS) Conference (the leading networking conference in India promoting industry-university interactions), and he served as General Co-Chair of ANTS in 2007 and 2008. He was made an IEEE Fellow in 2006.

 

Dr. Ioannis Tomkos is a Research Director at the Athens Information Technology Center (AIT), since 2002, wherein he was/is involved in many (over 25) EU funded research projects with a consortium-wide leading role. He also currently serves as a Consultant for executives of ICT companies and telecom regulators, Business Mentor for ICT start-up company founders and as Adjunct Professor at the College of Optical Sciences of University of Arizona, USA and at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Cyprus Information. In the past, he was Adjunct Professor at Carnegie-Mellon University, USA (2002-2010), Senior Scientist at Corning Inc., USA (1999 - 2002) and Research Associate at University of Athens, Greece (1995 - 1999). Dr. Tomkos is a widely recognized expert in the optical networking and broadband access networks community. Together with his colleagues and students he has authored over 550 peer-reviewed archival articles (with over 370 indexed at IEEE Xplore), including about 150 Journal/Magazine/Book publications and over 400 conference/workshop proceedings papers. For his research work he has received over 6000 citations and many distinctions and awards. In 2007 he has received the prestigious title of “Distinguished Lecturer” of IEEE Communications Society, while he was elected as “Fellow” of the Institute of Engineering and Technology –IET (2010) and Optical Society of America (2012). He has served as the Chair of the International Optical Networking Technical Committee of IEEE Communications Society (2007-2008), the Chairman of the IFIP working group on “Photonic Networking” (2008-2009), the Chairman of the OSA Technical Group on Optical Communications (2009-2010) and the Chairman of the IEEE Photonics Society Greek Chapter (2010). He was also involved in several high-level IEEE & OSA committees (most notably the OSA/IEEE Tyndall Award Evaluation/Nomination Committee) and in editorial boards of leading scientific journals (including JLT and JOCN). Dr. Tomkos has significant experience with editorial tasks having collaborated with major publishers. He co-edited/co-authored several books including Springer’s “Optical Interconnects for Future Data Center Networks” (2013) and Springer’s “Towards Digital Optical Networks” books.

 

Dr. Massimo Tornatore is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics, Information, and Bioengineering, Politecnico di Milano, where he received a Ph.D. degree in 2006.  He also holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor at University of California, Davis, USA and  as visiting professor at University of Waterloo, Canada. His research interests include performance evaluation, optimization and design of communication networks (with an emphasis on the application of optical networking technologies), cloud computing, and machine learning application for network management. In these areas, he co-authored more than 300 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers (with 13 best paper awards), 2 books and  1 patent.  He is a member of the Editorial Board of IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Communication Letters,  Springer Photonic Network Communications, and Elsevier Optical Switching and Networking.  He is active member of the technical program committee of various networking conferences such as INFOCOM, OFC,  ICC, and GLOBECOM,and he acted as technical program chair of ONDM 2016 and DRCN 2017 conferences. He is a senior member of the IEEE and he was a co-recipient of 11 best-paper awards. He has participated in several EU R&D projects (among others FP7 COMBO, H2020 MEtroHaul, and Cost Action RECODIS) as well as in several projects in US and Italy.

 

Peter J. Winzer received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Vienna University of Technology, Austria, in 1998. Supported by the European Space Agency (ESA), he investigated photon-starved space-borne Doppler lidar and laser communications using high-sensitivity digital modulation and detection. At Bell Labs since 2000, he has focused on various aspects of high-bandwidth fiber-optic communication systems, including Raman amplification, advanced optical modulation formats, multiplexing schemes, and receiver concepts, digital signal processing and coding, as well as on robust network architectures for dynamic data services. He contributed to several high-speed and high-capacity optical transmission records with interface rates from 10 Gb/s to 1 Tb/s, including the first 100G and the first 400G electronically multiplexed optical transmission systems and the first field trial of live 100G video traffic over an existing carrier network. Since 2008 he has been investigating and internationally promoting spatial multiplexing as a promising option to scale optical transport systems beyond the capacity limits of single-mode fiber. He currently heads Bell Labs’ Optical Transmission Research Departments. He has widely published and patented and is actively involved in technical and organizational tasks with the IEEE Photonics Society and the Optical Society of America (OSA), currently serving on the IEEE-wide Technical Activities Board (TAB). He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology from 2013/2018, Program Chair of the 2009 European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC), and Program Chair and General Chair of the 2015 and 2017 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC). Dr. Winzer is a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher (2015-2018), in some years the only one from industry in the Engineering category, a Bell Labs Fellow, a Fellow of the IEEE and the OSA, and an elected member of the US National Academy of Engineering. He received a Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award in 2017 and is the recipient of the 2018 John Tyndall Award. 


Dr. Yongli Zhao, Ph.D. is a full Professor in the institute of information photonics and optical Communications at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, where he received a PhD degree in Electronic Science and Technology in 2010. During Jan. 2016 to Jan. 2017, he was a visiting Associate Professor at UC Davis. He is author of more than 200 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers and his research interests include software-defined optical networking, elastic optical networks, datacenter networking, and quantum communications networks. He is active member of the Technical Program Committee of various networking conferences such as ICC, Globecom, ICNC, ICCVE, etc. He is a senior member of the IEEE and he was a co-recipient of 7 best-paper awards from IEEE conferences. He has hosted and taken part in more than 20 research projects, including  the National High Technology Research and Development Program in China ("863" program), the National Basic Research Program of China ("973" program), and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) projects. He has been granted seven awards from the government and two awards from industry.


Reviews



“This handbook is the most authoritative compendium of optical networking fundamentals, and provides both beginner and seasoned practitioners an instant guide to the latest technologies and best practices across applications ranging from core and access networks to datacenter and high performance computing networks.” (Vijay Vusirikala, Head of Network Architecture and Optical Engineering, Google, USA)

“This will be the authority in handbooks of modern optical communications and networking, offering the fundamental knowledge to bridge a gap between physical and cyber layers.” (Shu Namiki, Research Director, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan)

“This handbook will be an extremely valuable addition to any serious professional or student in the field of optical networks. The handbook is edited and authored by prominent leading experts in the field, and it insightfully covers the wide gamut of important multidisciplinary topics.” (Alan Willner, University of Southern California, USA; past President of the IEEE Photonics Society and of the Optical Society of America (OSA))


Buy this book

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Springer Handbook of Optical Networks
Editors
  • Biswanath Mukherjee
  • Ioannis Tomkos
  • Massimo Tornatore
  • Peter Winzer
  • Yongli Zhao
Series Title
Springer Handbooks
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-16250-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-16250-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-16249-8
Series ISSN
2522-8692
Edition Number
1
Number of Illustrations
800 illustrations in colour
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