Course code UPM52
Course title Optical Communication Systems
Institution Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
Course address EUITT. Ctra. Valencia, Km.7 28031 Madrid
City Madrid
Minimum year of study 3rd year
Minimum level of English Good
Minimum level of French None
Key words Optic fiber, laser, photodetector, optical network, optical modulation
Language English
Professor responsible Carlos Rueda Frías
Telephone +34-91-336 55 01
Fax +34-91-336 7784
Participating professors Miguel Ángel del Casar Tenorio; José María Rodríguez Martín
Number of places Minimum: 9, Maximum: 15, Reserved for local students:
Objectives The objectives of this course are to provide the basic concepts related to the optical communication. Students should be able to design a whole system and to have an overview of the different optical devices involved.
Programme to be followed - Overview of the Optical Communication SystemsFibre OpticsOptical EmittersOptical ReceiversOptical Modulation TechniquesMultiplexing MethodsOptical DevicesSystem ConsiderationsOptical Networks
Prerequisites Basic knowledge of physics, mathematics, electromagnetic waves and transmission theory
Course exam Continuous evaluation via objective and short answer tests, essays and projects.