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The content in this course is designed to cover a one semester course at the post graduate level.

After providing the basic foundation of fiber optic communication, the course covers the advanced topics like the power penalty in a link, fiber amplifiers like the EDFA and Raman Amplifiers, non-linear fiber optics, optical switches and routers, dispersion compensators, DWDM systems, wavelength routed optical networks, optical CDMA systems, etc.

 
 

Sl. No

Topic

No. of Hours

1

Basic principles of light propagation.

2

2

Optical fibers - modal propagation.

4

3

Signal distortion on optical fibers.

4

4

Optical sources LED.

2

5

Lasers.

5

6

Photo receivers, noise.

4

7

Optical link design, power penalty etc.

4

8

SONET/SDH, DWDM, optical switches.

5

9

Fiber Amplifiers, EDFA, DRA.

4

10

WDM networks and components and Optical CDAMA.

6

 

Total

40

  1. Basics of electromagnetic waves.

  2. Basics of Communication.


  1. Fiber optics communication by G.P Agrawal.

  2. Optical Fiber Communication by G. Keiser.

  3. Raman Amplifiers for communications by M.N. Islam (Ed).




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