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Spring 2008-2009
ELE 454  

Photonics and Light Wave Communications

Paul R. Prucnal

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:
Student can expect to read 25 pages per week. Weekly problem sets and a term paper.

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.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42264 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Engineering Quad B-Wing   B205   Enrolled:13 Limit:35