EC463 Optical Communication Systems and Networks

Course Name: 

EC463 Optical Communication Systems and Networks


B.Tech (ECE)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-1-0) 4


Introduction to Optical Fibers, Ray Optics-Optical Fiber Modes and Configurations. Signal degradation in Optical Fibers. Optical Sources and Detectors. Optical Communication Systems and Networks. Basic concepts of SONET/SDH Networks.


J.Senior, Optical Communication, Principles and Practice, Prentice Hall of India, 1994/latest edition.
Gerd Keiser, Optical Fiber Communication McGraw –Hill International, Singapore, 3rd ed., 2000/latest edition
J.Gower, Optical Communication System, Prentice Hall of India, 2001.


Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)

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Prof. N. Shekar V. Shet, Professor and Head, 
Department of ECE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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