Introduction to Optical Networks

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3 Credits

ELEC 434

Wavelength division multiplexing, framing techniques, traffic grooming, virtual topology design, routing and wavelength assignment, protection and restoration, optical packet switching.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to gain an understanding of various issues in designing an optical network. Topics include SONET/SDH, wavelength division multiplexing, framing techniques, traffic grooming, multiple access protocols, virtual topology design, routing and wavelength assignment, protection and restoration, and optical packet switching.

Textbook

Rajiv Ramaswami and Kumar N. Sivarajan, Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective, Second Edition, Morgan Kaufman Publishers, 2001. 

Prerequisite

ELEC 221 - Signals and Systems

 

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