ELEC 486  Fiber Optic Communication  Units: 3.75  

This course introduces fundamental principles and applications of fiber optic communication systems. Topics include Fabry-Perot and distributed feedback semiconductor lasers, planar dielectric waveguides, propagation characteristics of single-mode optical fibers, p-i-n and avalanche photodiodes, and digital receiver performance. Device technology and system design applications are considered.

NOT OFFERED 2022-2023

Learning Hours: 3, Lecutre, 0.25, Tut: 0.5) Lab  

Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 381 or ENPH 431 Corequisites: Exclusions:   
Offering Term: F