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Optical Communications (8242.3)

Level: Level 4 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Technology

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    Syllabus

    Material covered in lectures and tutorials includes the following topics (practical sessions will deal with atmospheric optics):
    - Optical digital transmission systems;
    - Analog systems;
    - WDM concept and components;
    - Optical Amplifiers; and
    - Optical Networks.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Apply their knowledge to the design of optical communications systems and subsystems; and

    2. Gain some experience with computer simulation of optical communication systems and subsystems and with optical communications hardware.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours lectures and 1 hour tutorial per week; plus 3 hour laboratory work (6 weeks).

    Prerequisites

    None.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    None.


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