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Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Fibre Optic Communications

Physics 3311 Fibre Optic Communications
Basic fibre theory: types, modes, losses, dispersion, nonlinearities. Passive fibre devices: couplers, connectors, splices. Light sources: LED, solid state and semiconductor lasers. Active devices: modulators, amplifiers, and detectors. System noise: noise sources, eye diagrams, and bit error rate analysis. System design and local area networks.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Physics 2311
Offering: 3-1.5; or 3-1.5
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences