Introduction to Fiber Optics

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Course No: 17.201; Last Offered: No Data;

Course Description

Advantages and disadvantages of fibers, fundamental properties and applications; types of fibers, optical properties of fibers; making fibers and special-purpose fibers, fiber lasers and amplifiers; cables, splices, connectors; light sources and transmitters, WDM and DWDM; receivers; repeaters, regenerators and optical amplifiers; passive and active optical components; fiber system measurements; fiber networks and standards; network design and power budgets; telecommunication networks; future trends.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: Algebra and trigonometry background.
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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