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EE438 OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

Course Code: 5670438
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 4(3-2)
ECTS Credit: 7.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SERDAR KOCAMAN
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5670303
The course set above should be completed before taking EE438 OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS .

Course Content

Introduction to geometric optics; ray theory and electromagnetic wave theory of optical propagation in fibers. Optical fibers and their transmission characteristics. Cables, connectors and couplers. Introduction to optical sources and detectors. Principles of optical communication systems, performance analysis and design.