Courses
  /  
Descriptions
EECS 427: Optical Communications

Quarter Offered

Spring : 2-3:20 MW ; Yuen

Prerequisites

EECS 307 and Probability.

Description

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Optical communication systems, optical wave propagation, photodetection statistics, heterodyne receiver, and noise sources. Evaluation of communication performance for the free-space channel. Introduction to fiber optic communication and fiber optic networks.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:  "Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective," by Ramaswami & Sivarajan, Morgan Kaufmann

COURSE COORDINATOR: Prof. Horace Yuen

PREREQUISITES: EECS 307 and Probability.

GRADES: TBA