UT Dallas 2015 Graduate Catalog

EEOP7340 - Optical Network Architectures and Protocols

EEOP 7340 Optical Network Architectures and Protocols (3 semester credit hours) Introduction to optical networks. The ITU Optical Layer. First-generation optical networks. Standards, e.g. SONET/SDH, FDDI. Second-generation optical networks. Broadcast and select networks. The lightpath concept. Wavelength routing networks. Virtual topology design. Photonic packet switching. Advanced solutions and test beds. Prerequisite: EESC 6340. (3-0) R