George Mason University
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George Mason University

TCOM 608: Optical Communications Systems

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Introduction and Overview of Optical Fiber Communications Systems and Optical Communication Networks. Specific topics include Optical Resonators; Photons and Matter, Lasers, Photons in Semiconductors; Semiconductor Photon Sources and Detectors; Light Emitting Diodes; Modulation of Optical Signals; Optoelectronic Networks; FDDI, Fiber channel, SONET, SDH, Ethernet on Optical Networks; Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) networks; Basics of Fiber Optic System Design.

When Offered: Fall

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3


TCOM 500