PHYS 23400 - Fiber Optics Devices, Measurements, and Applications

Overview

Description

Propagation of light in optical fiber, including analysis of the behavior of different modes. Dispersion and distortion. Specialized light sources and their characterization. Fiber optic sensors. All-optical fiber amplifiers. Optical switches and logic gates. Optical isolators. Techniques for joining fibers. Instruments for characterizing fiber and fiber links. Optical communications systems and protocols. Wavelength division multiplexing. Medical applications including fiber optics-diagnostic and surgical. Optical data processing and optical memories. Laboratory complements classwork.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

6

Requisites

None

Course Schedule

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