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Optical Fiber Communications

BEG***
Year : IV Semester: I/II
Teaching Schedule Examination Scheme

Hours/Week

Theory Tutorial Practical Internal Final Total


Assessment

Theory Practical Theory** Practical


3 1 3/2 125
*

20 25 80 -

Course Description: Optical Fibers; Light Sources; Light Receivers; WDM Concepts and
Components; Optical Amplifiers; Digital Transmission Systems; Optical Networks.

Course Outline:

I. Optical Fibers :Introduction 5


1.Optical fiber Communication system Block diagram and advantage
2. Basic optical laws and definition, total internal reflection, acceptance angle,
numerical aperture
3. Single-mode and multi-mode fibers

2. Fabrication & Losses 6


1. Fiber material and fabrication process
2. Attenuation and loses
3. Rayleigh scattering
4. Dispersion and enter – symbol interference
5. Non liner effects.
6. Coupler, splitter, connector, splicing and their loses

3. Light Sources
1. Basics of semiconductor physics
2. Light emitting diodes (LEDs) : Principles, Operating Characteristics, Types
3. Laser diodes : Principles, Operating Characteristics, Types
4. Modulation of light sources

4. Light Detectors and Receivers 6


1. PIN and avalanche photodiodes
2. Photo detector noise
3. Preamplifiers
4. Receiver performance
5. WDM Concepts and Components 4
1. Principles of WDM
2. Multiplexers and filters
3. Tunable sources
4. Tunable filters
5. Optical wavelength converters

6. Optical Amplifiers 4
1. Types of optical amplifiers
2. Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers (EDFAs)
3. Amplifier noise
4. Amplifier gain control

7. Digital Transmission Systems 6


1. Link power budget
2. Rise-time budget
3. Line coding: NRZ, RZ, and block codes
4. Error correction
5. Noise effects on system performance

8. Optical Networks 6
1. Broadcast and wavelength-routed networks
2. SONET/SDH
3. Optical switching
4. WDM networks

Laboratory :
Report and Presentation on case study on specific application of Optical Fibre
Communication.

References:
1. G. Keiser: Optical Fiber Communications, 4th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2010
2. J.G. Proakis and M. Salehi: Communication Systems Engineering, 2nd Edition,
Prentice Hall, 2001
3. R.E. Ziemer and W.H. Tranter: Principles of Communications, 6th Edition, Wiley, 2008