16.490 Fiber Optic Communication

Fiber Optic Communication

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 3252
Status Active

Optical fiber; waveguide modes, multimode vs single mode; bandwidth and data rates; fiber losses; splices, couplers, connectors, taps and gratings; optical transmitters; optical receivers; high speed optoelectronic devices; optical link design; broadband switching; single wavelength systems (FDDI, SONET, ATM); coherent transmission; wavelength division multiplexing and CDMA; fiber amplifiers.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 16.360 Emag Theory I, 16.362 Signals & Systems I or Instructor permission.