Optical Communication Systems and Networks Syllabus for NIT Jalandhar

 

 

Optical Communication Systems and Networks

Syllabus for NIT Jalandhar

 

 Optical Communication Systems and Networks

Unit-I

Optical Sources: optical source properties, what is inside an LED? What causes the LED to emit light and what determines the color of the light?, how much energy does an LED emit?, finding the energy from the semiconductor light-emitting diodes and laser diodes, semiconductor material and device operating principles, light-emitting diodes, surface-emitting LEDS, edge-emitting LEDS, super luminescent diodes, laser diodes, comparison of LED and ILD. Fiber optic transmitters, basic optical transmitters, direct versus external modulation, fiber optic transmitter applications, digital applications, analog applications.

Optical Detectors: Basic Information on light detectors, Role of an optical detector, Detector characteristics: Responsivity, Noise Equivalent Power, Detectivity, Quantum efficiency, Detector response time, Linearity, Spectral response, Noise considerations: Johnson noise, Shot noise, 1/f noise, Photon noise, The PN junction photo diode – PIN photodetectors – Avalanche photo diode construction characteristics and properties, APD Specifications, Applications of APD – comparison of performance noise sources – simple – simple model of photo receiver – Its equivalent for circulation of noise SNR, Optical Receivers.

Unit-II

APD Specifications, Applications of APD – comparison of performance noise sources – simple – simple model of photo receiver – Its equivalent for circulation of noise SNR, Optical Receivers.
Optical Fiber Communication System: telecommunication, local distribution series, computer networks local data transmission, Digital optical fiber communication system, first & second-generation system, future system

Advanced Multiplexing Strategies: Optical TDM, subscriber multiplexing (SCM), WDM and Hybrid
multiplexing methods.

Unit-III

Optical Networking: Data communication networks, network topologies, MAC protocols, Network
Architecture- SONET/TDH, optical transport network, optical access network, optical premise network. Fiber Optic System Design Considerations and Components:Components: Indoor Cables, Outdoor Cables, Cabling Example, Power Budget, Bandwidth and Rise Time Budgets, Electrical and Optical Bandwidth,Connectors, Fiber Optic Couplers.

Optical Switching & Networks: Transport Networks, Applications, Requirements, Architectures,
Technologies, and Solutions, Introduction to Optical Access Networks

Books Recommended:

1. Silvello Betti, Giancarlo De Marchis and Eugenio Iannone, “Coherent Optical Communications
Systems”, John Wiley, (1995).
2. Casimer Decusatis, “Hanbook of Fiber Optic Data Communication” 2nd edition, Academic Press.
3. Ivan Kaminow, “ Fiber Optical telecommunications IV A” Academic Press,2002.
4. Ivan Kaminow, “ Fiber Optical telecommunications IV B” Academic Press,2002.
5. Vivek Alwyn, “ Optical Design and Implementation” Cisco Press,2004.

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