Advanced Optical Communication

1. Overview of Optical fiber Communication & optical fiber waveguides
1.1 The evolution of Fiber optic systems
1.2 Elements of an Optical fiber transmission link
1.3 Basic optical laws and definitions
1.4 Optical fiber modes and configurations
1.5 Mode theory of circular waveguides
1.6 Single mode fibers
1.7 Graded Index fibers
1.8 Fiber Materials & fabrication

2. Optical Sources 
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Light Emitting diodes
2.3 Lasers

3. Photo detectors 
3.1 Physical principles of photodiodes
3.2. Photo detector Noise
3.3 Detector Response Time
3.4 Avalanche Multiplication noise
3.5 Structures for InGaAs APDs

4. Optical networks 
4.1 Basic Networks
4.2. SONET/SDH
4.3 Broadcast and select WDM concepts
4.4 Wavelength routed protocols
4.5 Performance of WDM+EDFA systems
4.6 Solitons
4.7 Optical CDMA

5. Unguided Optical Communication System
5.1 Introduction 
5.2 Transmission Parameters 
5.3 Source and Detectors 

6 Applications 
6.1 Introduction 
6.2 Public network applications 
6.3 Military applications 
6.4 Civil, consumer and industrial applications
6.5 Computer applications 
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