ELEC 425/ELEC 6261 - Optical Devices for High-Speed Communications
Optical properties of semiconductors. Fundamental principles for understanding and applying optical fibre technology. Fundamental behaviour of the individual optical components and their interactions with other devices. Lasers, LEDs, optical fibres, light detectors, optical switches. Concepts of WDM and DWDM. Components required for WDM and DWDM. A comprehensive treatment of the underlying physics: noise and distortion in optical communications, light polarization, modulation and attenuation. Lectures: three hours per week. Laboratory: 15 hours total.
- Summer I (May 10 - June 23, 2021)
Undergraduate, 3.5 credits/Graduate 4 credits
$104.98 CAD + applicable taxes.
Prerequisite: ELEC 321, 351.
Optoelectronics and Photonics - principles and Practices (Second Edition)” by S.O. KASAP.
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