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Page: Syllabus of Optical Communication and Networks

As per Credit Based Grading System

1. Optical Fiber Communication Technology

• Block diagram, advantages, loss and bandwidth window.

• Ray theory transmission, total internal reflection, acceptance angle, numerical aperture, and skew rays.

• EM waves, modes in planer guide, phase and group velocities, types of fibers according to refractive index profile and mode transmission.

• Fiber material, fiber cables and fiber fabrication, fiber joints, fiber connectors, splices.

2. Transmission Characteristic of Optical Fiber

• Attenuation, absorption, linear and nonlinear scattering losses, bending losses.

• Modal dispersion, waveguide dispersion, dispersion and pulse broadening, dispersion shifted and dispersion flattened fibers, and nonlinear effects.

• Measurements of attenuation, dispersion and OTDR.

3. Optical Communication Systems

• Working principle and characteristics of sources (LED, LASER), and optical amplifiers.

• Working principle and characteristics of detectors (PIN, APD).

• Noise analysis in detectors, coherent and non-coherent detection, receiver structure.

• Bit error rate of optical receivers, and receiver performance,

• Point to point links system considerations, link power budget, and rise time budget.

4. Optical Network System Components and Optical Networks

• Couplers, isolators, circulators, multiplexers, filters, fiber gratings,

• Fabry Perot filters, arrayed waveguide grating, switches and wavelength converters,

• SONET and SDH standards, architecture of optical transport networks (OTNs), network topologies, protection schemes in SONET/SDH, and wavelength routed architectures,

• Operational principle of WDM, WDM network elements and Architectures,

• Introduction to DWDM, Soliton.

5. Packet Switching and Access Networks

• OTDM, multiplexing and de-multiplexing, synchronization and broadcast OTDM,

• Network architecture overview, OTDN networks, optical access networks, and future networks, access networks.

6. Network Design and Management

• Transmission system model, power penalty-transmitter, receiver optical amplifiers, crosstalk, dispersion, wavelength stabilization,

• Network management functions, configuration management, performance management, fault management,

• Optical safety, and service interface.

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