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Spring 2006-2007
ELE 454  

Photonics and Light Wave Communications

Claire F. Gmachl

Introduction to fiber optic communication systems. Optical transmitters and receivers. System design and performance. Multi-channel lightwave systems. Optical amplifiers. Dispersion compensation.

Sample reading list:
Govind Agrawal, Fiber Optic Communication Systems

Reading/Writing assignments:
Problem Sets Research Paper Review

Requirements/Grading:
Other Exam - 10%
Take Home Mid term Exam - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Website:  http://blackboard.princeton.edu

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
40355 L01 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm T Th   Friend Center   009   Enrolled:14 Limit:35