PS 268

PS 268 Optical Networks (3 units)

This course is an introduction to system level design and analysis of fiber based long distance communication systems. The topics covered are optical fiber transmission characteristics, optical sources including LEDs and laser diodes, optical amplifiers, optical detectors, overall system design and performance.

Prerequisite: none

Cheo, Peter K., Fiber Optics and Optoelectronics 2nd Ed., New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1990.
de Marchis, Giancarlo & Roberto Sabella, Optical Networks: Design and Modeling, Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
Hecht, Jeff, Understanding Fiber Optics, Indiana: Sams, 1992.
Hoss, Robert J. & Lacy, Edward A., Fiber Optics 2nd Ed., New Jersey: Prentice-Hall International, Inc., 1993.
Howes, M. J. & Morgan, D. V., eds., Optical Fibre Communications: Devices, Circuits, and Systems, John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 1980.
Keiser, Gerd, Optical Fiber Communications 2nd Ed., New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1991.
Killen, Harold B., Fiber Optic Communications, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1991.
Peng-Jun Wan, Multichannel Optical Networks, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
Senior, John M., Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Practice 2nd Ed., New York: Prentice-Hall International Limited, 1992.
Taylor, Henry F., ed., Fiber Optics Communications, Massachusetts: Artech House, Inc., 1983.
Weissman, Yitzak, Optical Network Theory, Massachusetts: Artech House, Inc., 1992.