Methods of manufacture of optical fibers and cables. Connection of optical fibers. Measurements of attenuation, dispersion, refractive index profile, numerical aperture, diameter and field. Optical sources, the semiconductor laser and the light emitting diode. Optical detectors. Optical fiber system. Digital and analog systems. Design of a simple optical fiber communication link EEN 456 Digital Signal Processing3 Prerequisites: EEN 452 Classification of signals and their mathematical representation. Discrete-time systems classification. Linear shift invariant system response, difference equations, convolution sum, and frequency response.
UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG6763 Discrete Fourier transform. Z-transform and its application to system analysis. Realization forms. Sampling and aliasing. Finite-impulse response (FIR). Design windowing technique. Introduction to infinite impulse response (IIR). Filter design techniques. EEN 457 Information Theory and Coding3 Prerequisites: EEN 452 Concept of information and its measurement. Entropy source coding theorem. Huffman codes, LZW, arithmetic codes. Introduction to rate distortion theory. Channel coding theorem, channel capacity. Block codes: detection and correction. Linear codes, cyclic codes, hamming codes, BCH codes, encoding, and decoding algorithms. Introduction to convolutional codes. EEN 458 Special Topics in Comm. Eng.3 Prerequisites: Department Approval In-depth study of communications engineering topics not covered in other courses of the program in order to enhance students' knowledge in the field of communications engineering. EEN 460 Computer Networks3 Prerequisites: EEN 212, EEN 350 Components of data communication systems. Error detection techniques. Network Protocols including the open System Inter-connection model. Communication carrier facilities. System planning considerations. EEN 461 Optical Networks3 Prerequisites: EEN 460 Introduction to optical networking. Time-Division Multiplexing (TDM). Fiber-optic technologies. Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (WDM). SONET architectures. SDH architectures. Packet ring technologies. Optical network case studies. EEN 462 Data Comm. and Networks3 Prerequisites: EEN 460 Introduction to computer networks: Network topologies; Network architecture and the OSI reference model; Data Link Control: flow control and error control, ARQ Stop/wait , Sliding window protocols, DLC standards : HDLC , PPP and SLIP; Medium Access control Protocols and standards; ALOHA, CSMA, CSMA/CD, Token Ring , Wireless; LAN standards & Devices: Ethernet and IEEE standards for LANs; LAN devices: Bridges, HUBs, Ethernet Switches; Network Layer Services: Datagram and Virtual Circuits; WAN Standards and techniques: X.25, Frame relay, ATM EEN 463 Telecommunication Networks3 Prerequisites: EEN 452 Introduction to Telecommunication networks, telegraph, telephony, Network topologies. Data transmission interface equipment: modems. Digital data interface equipment. Traffic engineering.