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Author Lanzagorta, Marco.
Title Underwater communications [electronic resource] / Marco Lanzagorta.
Publication Info. San Rafael, Calif. (1537 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901 USA) : Morgan & Claypool, c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Synthesis lectures on communications ; # 6. 1932-1708
Note Part of: Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science.
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on November 24, 2012).
Series from website.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-112).
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments --
1. Introduction -- 1.1 Perfectly secure communications -- 1.2 Public key distribution protocols -- 1.3 Summary --
2. Electrodynamics of attenuating media -- 2.1 Propagation in attenuating media -- 2.2 Maxwell equations in material media -- 2.2.1 Electromagnetic waves in dielectrics -- 2.2.2 Electromagnetic waves in conductors -- 2.2.3 Attenuation and refractive indices -- 2.3 Molecular absorption -- 2.3.1 Resonant absorption -- 2.3.2 Low-frequency limit -- 2.3.3 The plasma frequency -- 2.3.4 Energy dissipation -- 2.4 Molecular scattering -- 2.4.1 Density and temperature fluctuations -- 2.4.2 Rayleigh scattering -- 2.5 Mie scattering -- 2.6 Summary --
3. Underwater communication channels -- 3.1 Noisy channels -- 3.1.1 The noisy-channel coding theorem -- 3.1.2 The Shannon-Hartley theorem -- 3.2 The fiber optic channel -- 3.3 The acoustic channel -- 3.4 The RF channel -- 3.5 The optical channel -- 3.5.1 Electrical conductivity -- 3.5.2 Molecular absorption -- 3.5.3 Molecular scattering -- 3.5.4 Particles, plankton, and gelbstoffe -- 3.5.5 Beam spreading -- 3.5.6 Multi-path propagation -- 3.5.7 Background noise -- 3.6 Summary --
4. Underwater optical communications: technology -- 4.1 Underwater optical communications -- 4.2 Previous efforts -- 4.3 System design -- 4.4 Receiver -- 4.5 Photosensor -- 4.5.1 Photo-multiplier tubes -- 4.5.2 Semiconductor photosensors -- 4.5.3 Biologically-inspired quantum photosensors (BQP) -- 4.6 Transmitter -- 4.7 Optical source -- 4.7.1 Argon-ion lasers -- 4.7.2 DPSS lasers -- 4.7.3 InGaN lasers -- 4.7.4 Tunable lasers -- 4.7.5 Laser modulators -- 4.7.6 LEDs -- 4.8 Other technological considerations -- 4.9 Summary --
5. Underwater optical communications: noise analysis -- 5.1 Data rate -- 5.2 Signal-to-noise ratio -- 5.3 Sensor responsivity and excess noise -- 5.4 Quantum shot noise -- 5.5 Optical excess noise -- 5.5.1 Laser intensity noise -- 5.5.2 Modal noise -- 5.5.3 Mode partition noise -- 5.6 Optical background noise -- 5.6.1 Background solar radiation -- 5.6.2 Backscattered laser radiation -- 5.7 Photo-detector dark current noise -- 5.8 Electronic noise -- 5.8.1 Thermal noise -- 5.8.2 Electronic shot noise -- 5.8.3 1/f noise -- 5.8.4 Preamplifier noise -- 5.9 Summary --
6. Underwater optical communications: system performance -- 6.1 Optical attenuation -- 6.2 Noise equivalent power -- 6.3 Signal-to-noise ratio -- 6.4 Channel capacity -- 6.5 Summary --
7. Underwater quantum communications -- 7.1 Quantum cryptography -- 7.1.1 Quantum information -- 7.1.2 Quantum key distribution -- 7.1.3 The BB84 QKD protocol -- 7.2 Quantum bit error rate -- 7.3 Performance of the quantum channel -- 7.3.1 Clear ocean waters -- 7.3.2 Intermediate and murky ocean waters -- 7.3.3 Quantum efficiency -- 7.3.4 Field of view -- 7.3.5 Attenuation coefficient -- 7.3.6 Maximum capacity of the classical channel -- 7.4 Secret key generation rate -- 7.5 Summary --
8. Conclusions -- 8.1 Underwater communication channels -- 8.2 Underwater RF communications -- 8.3 Underwater optical communications -- 8.4 Open questions -- 8.5 The bottom line --
References -- Author's biography.
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Note Also available in print.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Underwater acoustic telemetry.
Optical communications.
underwater communications
underwater optics
optical communications
RF communications
ELF
VLF
quantum communications
quantum key distribution
quantum cryptography
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: 9781608458448
ISBN 9781608458455 (electronic bk.)
1608458458 (electronic bk.)
9781608458448 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.2200/S00409ED1V01Y201203COM006 doi
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