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EE512 INTRO. TO OPTICAL FIBER COMMUNICATIONS

Course Code: 5670512
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Electrical And Electronics Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SERDAR KOCAMAN
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Optical propagation in fibers, attenuation, scattering, dispersion, polarization and non-linear phenomena in trasmission. Optical sources and optical detectors. Coupling of sources and detectors to optical fibers, splicing and optical connectors. Non-coherent receivers and their performance, non-cohorent optical fiber communication systems. Coherent optical fiber communication systems with heterodyne and homodyne demodulation. Optical fiber amplifiers, frequency division multiplexing and time division multiplexing.