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Spring 2009-2010
ELE 454   No Audit

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:
Problem Sets; Research Paper Review

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
42046 L01 01:30:00 pm - 02:50:00 pm T Th   Engineering Quad D-Wing   D221   Enrolled:19 Limit:50