Oct 29, 2020  
2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED 
    
2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ELEC 486 NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR - Fiber Optic Communications W | 3.75


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0.25
Tutorial: 0.5
This course introduces fundamental principles and applications of fiber optic communication systems. Topics include Fabry-Perot and distributed feedback semiconductor lasers, planar dielectric waveguides, propagation characteristics of single-mode optical fibers, p-i-n and avalanche photodiodes, and digital receiver performance. Device technology and system design applications are considered.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 0
Natural Sciences 0
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 21
Engineering Design 24

PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 381  or ENPH 332  (PHYS 332)



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