EC2402 Optical Communication and Networking R2008

EC2402 OPTICAL COMMUNICATION AND NETWORKING

UNIT I INTRODUCTION

IntroductionRay theory transmission- Total internal reflection-Acceptance angle – Numerical aperture – Skew rays – Electromagnetic mode theory of optical propagation – EM waves – modes in Planar guide – phase and group velocity – cylindrical fibers – SM fibers.

UNIT II TRANSMISSION CHARACTERISTICS OF OPTICAL FIBERS

Attenuation – Material absorption losses in silica glass fibers – Linear and Non linear Scattering losses – Fiber Bend losses – Midband and farband infra red transmission – Intra and inter Modal Dispersion – Over all Fiber Dispersion – Polarization- non linear Phenomena. Optical fiber connectorsFiber alignment and Joint Losses – Fiber Splices – Fiber connectors – Expanded Beam Connectors – Fiber Couplers.

UNIT III SOURCES AND DETECTORS 

Optical sources: Light Emitting Diodes – LED structures – surface and edge emitters, mono and hetero structures – internal – quantum efficiency, injection laser diode structures – comparison of LED and ILD Optical Detectors: PIN Photo detectors, Avalanche photo diodes, construction, characteristics and properties, Comparison of performance, Photo detector noise –Noise sources , Signal to Noise ratio , Detector response time.

UNIT IV FIBER OPTIC RECEIVER AND MEASUREMENTS 

Fundamental receiver operation, Pre amplifiers, Error sources – Receiver Configuration – Probability of Error – Quantum limit. Fiber Attenuation measurements- Dispersion measurements – Fiber Refractive index profile measurements – Fiber cut- off Wave length Measurements – Fiber Numerical Aperture Measurements – Fiber diameter measurements.

UNIT V OPTICAL NETWORKS

Basic Networks – SONET / SDH – Broadcast – and –select WDM Networks – Wavelength Routed Networks – Non linear effects on Network performance – Performance of WDM + EDFA system – Solitons – Optical CDMA – Ultra High Capacity Networks.

TEXT BOOKS

1. Optical Fiber Communication – John M. Senior icon_pdf

2. Optical Fiber Communication – Gerd Keiser  icon_pdf

REFERENCES

1. J.Gower, “Optical Communication System”, Prentice Hall of India, 2001

2. Rajiv Ramaswami, “Optical Networks “ , Second Edition, Elsevier , 2004.

3. Govind P. Agrawal, “ Fiber-optic communication systems”, third edition, John Wiley & sons, 2004.

4. R.P. Khare, “Fiber Optics and Optoelectronics”, Oxford University Press, 2007.