Course Number
525.772
Next Offered
Fall 2022
Primary Program
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Location
Online
Mode of Study
Virtual Live

This course investigates the basic aspects of fiber-optic communication systems. Topics include sources and receivers, optical fibers and their propagation characteristics, and optical fiber systems. The principles of operation and properties of optoelectronic components, as well as the signal guiding characteristics of glass fibers, are discussed. System design issues include terrestrial and submerged point-to-point optical links and fiber-optic networks.

Course Prerequisite(s)

EN.525.691 Fundamentals of Photonics.

Course Offering(s)

Open
First Time Online

525.772.8VL
08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022
Mon 4:30 p.m. - 7:10 p.m.
Notes: This course uses the Virtual Live format. All students participate online through live web-conferencing at the scheduled day and time. This is a live-online course in which students participate in live weekly lectures and discussions, and are able to interact extensively with the instructors. All classes are recorded for download and review.
Semester
Fall 2022
Mode of Study
Virtual Live
Location
Online
Cost
$4,920.00
Textbook
TBD