ECE Course Outline
Fiber Optic Networks (3-0-3)
- Catalog Description
- Architectural, performance and design aspects of fiber-optic communications networks, components and technologies. Relationship between the physical network implementation and the higher-level network architecture.
- Shiva Kumar and M. Jamal Deen, Fiber Optic Communications, Fundamentals and Applications (1st edition), Wiley, 2014. ISBN 0470518677, ISBN 9780470518670 (required)
- Topical Outline
Motivation Optical layer and relationship to classical layer models Classification of network types, Definition of transparency Optical media access techniques (TDM, WDM) Optoelectronic transmitters and Receivers Review of digital transmitter & receiver design and function Optical Network Model Basic optical network structure Network elements defined Required functionality Enabling Technologies Optical sources, Optical filters, Switches and routers, Optical amplifiers Wavelength converters(Optoelectronic, All-optical) Time division multiplexers/demultiplexers Physical Layer Issues Bandwidth Optical nonlinearities, Optical crosstalk Dynamic range limitations, Dynamic effects Short pulse transmission Point-To-Point Transmission Analysis Physical link model TDM and WDM performance evaluation Effect of cascaded network elements Single hop and Multihop networks Broadcast and Select Networks Topologies, Access techniques and protocols and Scheduling) Modeling of Optical Networks using Point-to-Point Transmission Models Wavelength routed networks Relation between user and network bandwidth Node design, Physical layer design Number of wavelengths needed to support, Wavelength conversion Time Division Multiplexed Networks Relation between user and network bandwidth Node design, Physical layer design Connection Oriented Optical Networks Media access protocols Access node design and functionality Network testbeds Packet Switched Optical Networks Switching node design and functionality Packet coding techniques Network testbeds Optical Network Applications
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