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ECE4405 - Optical communication systems

4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.083 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: L N Binh


Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


Signals via optical fibres: linear and non linear effects, attenuation and amplification, dispersion, polarisation, multiplexing techniques. Optical transmissions: direct and external modulation techniques, optical spectrum and effects of signal distortion. Optical receivers and optical amplified systems. Dispersion and loss compensation techniques. Optical systems: transmission techniques for Gbps data rates. DWDM optical fibre communications systems and networks.


Examination (3 hours): 70%
Laboratory and assignment work: 30%

Contact hours

26 lectures, 26 hours of practice classes and laboratory classes