Credits: 3


Optical components and systems. Measures of performance of optical communication systems. Topics include: single and multi-mode optical fibers, DFB and DBR lasers, transmitters and receivers, pin and APD detectors, noise analysis, receiver sensitivity modulation formats, system performance, bit-error-rate, power budget, TDM and WDM systems, network architecture.

Semesters Offered

Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021