CE839 Advanced Optical Communication Systems

Course Name: 

CE839 Advanced Optical Communication Systems


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3 - 0 - 0) 3


Correlation properties and power density spectrum of shot noise process; Laser phase noise modeling and Lorentzian power spectrum of lasers; Coherent optical communication systems: Homodyne and heterodyne detection schemes, BER analyses - super - quantum and shot noise limits for homodyne PSK, Synchronous and asynchronous FSK, Impact of finite laser linewidth on BER, Polarization control and diversity schemes, Frequency alignment schemes; Review of optical amplifiers - Semiconductor amplifiers, Erbium - doped f ibre amplifiers (EDFAs) and Raman amplifiers, Analytical modelling of gain saturation in EDFAs, Gain equalization in EDFAs, ASE noise in EDFAs, Amplifier cascades, Amplifier spacing penalty; BER analysis of lightpaths in WDM backbones in presence of ASE no ise and switch crosstalks; Optical duobinary modulation: Spectral efficiency, Basic scheme, BER analysis, Impact of fibre nonlinearities; Advanced modulation schemes, Advanced detection schemes, Advanced Coding Schemes, Advanced optical networking, Optical Channel capacity and energy efficiency.


Milorad Cvijetic, Ivan Djordjevic, Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Artech House, 2013
J.E. Midwinter, Optical fibers for transmission, John Wiley, 1979.
S.E. Miller and A.G. Chynoweth, eds., Optical fibres telecommunications, Academic Press, 1979.
G.P Agrawal, Nonlinear fibre optics, Academic Press, 2nd Ed. 1994.
G P. Agrawal, Fiber optic Communication Systems, John Wiley and sons, 1992.
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