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College Catalog 2014-2015 
College Catalog 2014-2015 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EGR 352 - Fiber Optics Communication Systems

3.00 credits.
Course includes an introduction to optics, fiber optics and optical communications. Among the topics covered in the course: an overview of geometric and wave optics; the optical fiber, optical confinement; step-index fibers and graded-index fibers; single-mode and multimode fibers; numerical aperture; loss, dispersion and nonlinearities in fibers; splices, connectors, couplers and gratings; optical transmitters, light sources and electronic driving circuits; optical receivers, detectors and noise, optical amplifiers; optic-link design, single-wavelength fiber-optic network topologies, standard fiber networks; wavelength-division multiplexing; solution-link design. *Prerequisite(s): PHY 201 . Fall semester, odd-numbered years.