Course Syllabus for

Photonics and Optical Communication
Fotonik och optisk kommunikation

FAF095F, 7.5 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2013
Decided by: FN1/Anders Gustafsson
Date of establishment: 2013-04-02

General Information

Division: Atomic Physics
Course type: Course given jointly for second and third cycle
The course is also given at second-cycle level with course codes: FAF095, FYST41
Teaching language: English


The course aims at providing knowledge of the basic principles for designing the hardware side of optical communication systems. This is achieved by providing knowledge about optical fibres and wave guides, and how these components are integrated into optical communication systems


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Course Contents

Lectures: · Guided wave optics · Fibre optics · Fibre-optical communication systems Lab works: Three laboratory exercises: Fibre Optics, Integrated optics, Fiber optic networks. Demonstrations: Lab visit and examples of current research projects.

Course Literature

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, laboratory exercises, study visit

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written exam, written report
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Assumed prior knowledge: FAFF01 Optic and optical design

Course Occasion Information

Contact and Other Information

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