Courses / DescriptionsEECS 427: Optical Communications
Quarter OfferedSpring : 2-3:20 MW ; Yuen
PrerequisitesEECS 307 and Probability.
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.