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Lectures, readings, and project in the field of optical communications systems theory and practice. Topics: Optical fiber properties, optical transmitters and receivers, Raman and Erbium optical amplifiers, modulation, optical link design, wavelength division multiplexing optical networks (undersea, long haul, metro, local loop, and LAN). Optical testing with OTDR. Comments on real world issues encountered in building a network and purchasing equipment will be sprinkled throughout the semester. Sames as ECEN 4006.
Introduction Optical Fiber Sources Lasers (Semiconducor) LEDs Detectors p-i-n APD Fiber-based Systems
To develop an understanding of the basic physical principles of fiber optic telecommunication systems.
TLEN 5310 (Telecommunications Systems).
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Senior, Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Practice, 3rd Edition, 2008, Prentice Hall, ISBN 978-0130326812
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Meeting Days Legend: Monday (M), Tuesday (T), Wednesday (W), Thursday (R), Friday (F), Saturday (S), Sunday (U)
Summer Terms: M = Maymester, A = 1st 5 weeks, B= 2nd 5 weeks, C = 8 weeks, D= 10 weeks
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|Fall 2013||Library Only||Barnes, F|
|Fall 2012||Library Only||Barnes, F|
|Fall 2011||Library Only||Barnes, F|
|Fall 2009||Classroom Only||MWF||ECCS 1B28||Barnes, F|
|Fall 2008||09:00 AM - 09:50 AM||MWF||ECCS 1B28||Barnes, F|