Category: Fiber Optics and Photonics

Fibre Optics and Photonics: Preface

Fibre Optics and Photonics: Preface

Aim of the study element

To provide an introduction to the fundamentals and applications of optical communication systems and devices. Students will be introduced to modern technology and properties of optical devices for communications.

Learning outcome

Having successfully completed this element you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of optics, optic devices and their properties.
  • Use optical devices for given applications, including optical networks and architectures.
  • Use electro-optical devices, optical systems and networks.
  • Successfully use your knowledge of optical communication systems.

Covered topics

  • Introduction to fiber optics and photonics.
  • Introduction to lasers.
  • Principles of laser operation.
  • Fiber and guided wave optics.
  • Optical systems and networks.
  • Applications.