UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

EE4392 - Introduction to Optical Systems

EE 4392 Introduction to Optical Systems (3 semester hours) Operating principles of optical communications systems and fiber optic communication technology. Lightwave fundamentals, characteristics of integrated optic waveguides and optical fibers, attenuation and dispersion, operating principles of optical sources, detectors and optical amplifiers, optical transmitters and receivers, modulation techniques, effect of noise in optical systems, system design fundamentals, network topologies. Prerequisites: (CE 3302 or EE 3302 or TE 3302), and EE 4301 and (CE 3310 or EE 3310). (3-0) T