Fundamental concepts in photonics technology. Basic principles of optical fibers and components such as Bragg gratings, amplifiers, couplers and modulators used in optical communications and sensing. Propagation, dispersion, bandwidth and nonlinear properties of optical signals in optical waveguides and fibers.
The skills acquired in this course are needed for employment in optical communications, optical sensing, optoelectronics, and emerging areas in nanoscience and engineering.
Percentage of Course
|Analysis of guided optical fiber modes using linearly polarized mode theory||15%|
|Signal degradation due to dispersion and attenuation||15%|
|Analysis of optical components for applications in fiber optical sensing||15%|
|Analysis of photonic devices such as fiber Bragg gratings, couplers, and amplifiers||20%|
|The principle and operation of optical modulators||15%|
|Introduction to the fiber optical network and its bandwidth properties||10%|
|Nonlinear properties of optical fibers and waveguides||10%|