43. Advanced Materials in Telecommunications

  1. Myer Kutz
  1. Glen R. Kowach and
  2. Ainissa G. Ramirez

Published Online: 8 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch43

Handbook of Materials Selection

Handbook of Materials Selection

How to Cite

Kowach, G. R. and Ramirez, A. G. (2002) Advanced Materials in Telecommunications, in Handbook of Materials Selection (ed M. Kutz), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York. doi: 10.1002/9780470172551.ch43

Editor Information

  1. Myer Kutz Associates, Inc., Albany, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. Agere Systems, Murray Hill, New Jersey, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 JUL 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471359241

Online ISBN: 9780470172551



  • copper cable network;
  • optical fiber and communication;
  • data packets and Internet protocol;
  • semiconductor laser and optical amplifier packaging;
  • MEMS packaging


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction to Communications

  • Materials Selection for Select Components

  • Communication System Components

  • Synthetic Methods

  • Vision of Future Communication Components

  • References