Fiber-Optic Communication

This course involves the fundamental principles for understanding and applying fiber optic technology to modern telecommunication systems. This course starts with a brief review of a telecommunication network and covers various aspects of fiber optic communication technology including the fundamentals of fiber optic waveguides, signal degradations, photodetection, optical receiver design, fiber optic link design, and amplified WDM systems.


  • This course covers propagation of lightwave in isotropic and anisotropic media, Gaussian beams, interaction of matter and light, principles of lasers, modulation, and switching of light, and nonlinear optical phenomena.

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