course   descriptioN

 

PHYS 453       (2-0-2)             Optical Communications

 

Introduction to integrated optics. Optical waveguide theory and fabrication techniques. Radiation scattering and absorption losses, waveguide couplers. Electro-optic and acousto-optic modulators. Integrated detectors. Optical communication systems.

 

Prerequisites: PHYS 335, PHYS 451