ECE6543_Lecture_1_Intro_2011

ECE6543_Lecture_1_Intro_2011 - Georgia Institute of...

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Georgia Institute of Technology 1 Fiber Optic Networks Lecture 1 Stephen E Ralph Georgia Institute of Technology ECE6543 S. E. Ralph Stephen E. Ralph Spring 2011 Meeting Time and Place : MWF 9:00-10:00pm, C341 Van Leer Instructor: Stephen E. Ralph Office: TSRB 440 Office Hours: Wednesday 10:15-12:00pm Email: stephen.ralph@ece.gatech.edu Phone: 404.894.5168 Course objectives: This course will provide a framework to understand the performance and Georgia Institute of Technology ECE6543 S. E. Ralph design aspects of fiber-optic communications networks, components and technologies and the impact on network architectures. Course Prerequisite: Graduate standing. An undergraduate understanding of optics, electromagnetics and semiconductor devices is expected.
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Georgia Institute of Technology 2 Course Material Text: Rajiv Ramaswamy and Kumar Sivarajan, Optical Networks; A Practical Perspective, second edition Daily handouts References Govind Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communication Systems Ivan Kaminow and Tingye Li, Optical Fiber Telecommunications IVA Components Ivan Kaminow and Tingye Li, Optical Fiber Telecommunications IVB Systems and Impairments L. Kazovsky, Benedetto and A. Willner, Optical Fiber Communication Systems Homework: TBD Course Credit: 3-0-3 semester hours Grading: Exams 50%, project and presentation 30%, Final 20% Exams: There will be two exams and one project Georgia Institute of Technology ECE6543 S. E. Ralph Final Examination: There will be a final examination. Currently scheduled: Monday, 2 May 2011 Cell Phones : No Cell Phones allowed Honor Code: The Institute Student Honor Code is printed in the Georgia Tech General Catalog. It is also available at http://www.honor.gatech.edu/ Ramaswamyv and Sivarajan, Optical Networks, A practical perspective Technology Chapter 1 INTRO Chapter 2, Fibers and propagation Loss, dispersion and nonlinearities Chapter 3, Components Tx Rx l converters multiplexers optical amplifiers Tx, Rx, l converters, multiplexers, optical amplifiers Chapter 4 Modulation and Receivers Noise, BER, coherent systems, SCM Chapter 5 Transmissions Systems Fiber types, dispersion management, OSNR, Optical nonlinearities, RZ and NRZ propagation Networks Chapter 6 SONET SONET vs WDM Chapter 8 Wavelength Routing Transparency, wavelength reuse, wavelength conversion Chapter 12 Access networks Georgia Institute of Technology ECE6543 S. E. Ralph HFC, FTTH, FTTC, PON, ATM-PON Chapter 13 Deployment and upgrading capacity More TDM and WDM Chapter 14 Packet switching All optical networks, OTDM, Optical logic gates, NOLM, packet interleaving
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Georgia Institute of Technology 3 Important Dates Monday January 17 Holiday Wednesday January 26 Exam 1 Friday February 11 Project outline due Wednesday March 9 Exam 2 Monday-Friday March 21-25 Semester Break Friday April 6 Written Project due Monday May 2 Final 8:00am to 10:50 am 2011 Calendar United States Conferences SPIE Jan 23-28 ISSCC Feb 20 24 Georgia Institute of Technology ECE6543 S. E. Ralph ISSCC Feb 20-24 OFC Mar 6-10 CLEO May 1-6 IMS June 5-10 Homework 1 Review basic E&M Plane waves, relationships between wavelength, velocity, k-vector.
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