Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

PC481
Fibre Optics
0.5 Credit

Types of fibres. Basic theory: characteristics, numerical aperture, losses, dispersion, modes. Passive fibre devices: couplers, connectors, splices. Light sources: LED, solid and semiconductor lasers. Modulators. Detectors. Systems design.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
PC237.
Notes
3 lecture hours, 2 lab hours