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ELE531 Optical Fiber Communications (Last Offered Fall 2019)

[3–0, 3 cr.]

Basic principles of point-to-point optical fiber communications, waveguiding and signal degradation in optical fibers, optical sources, photodetectors, WDM components, dimensioning of fiber links for analog and digital transmissions, performance of digital optical communication systems in the presence of noise.

Prerequisite: GNE331 Probability and Statistics.