OPTOELECTRONIC SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

Course Information
TitleΤΕΧΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΟΠΤΟΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΩΝ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΩΝ / OPTOELECTRONIC SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
CodeNA02
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAmalia Miliou
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002001

Programme of Study: PPS School of Informatics (2014-today)

Registered students: 7
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
TECΗNOLOGIES GNŌSĪS DEDOMENŌN KAI LOGISMIKOUElective Courses117.5
TECΗNOLOGIES PLĪROFORIAS KAI EPIKOINŌNIŌN STĪN EKPAIDEUSĪElective Courses117.5
PSĪFIAKA MESA- YPOLOGISTIKĪ NOĪMOSYNĪElective Courses117.5
DIKTYAKA SYSTĪMATAElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization117.5

Programme of Study: PPS of School of Informatics (2013-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Information SystemsElective Courses117.5
Information And Communication Technologies In EducationElective Courses117.5
Digital MediaElective Courses117.5
Communication Systems and TechnologiesCompulsory Course117.5

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600011281
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of electromagnetics, optics, optical fibers and lightwave system components, Computer Networks, and Good level of English.
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge: The students will acquire knowledge of optical communication systems. Design guidelines, performance and sources of power penalty. Optical transport technologies, Wavelength routed networks, Optical networking concepts and protocols. Skills: The student will be able to comprehend the basics in designing and performance of a lightwave system, optical networks, and the latest advanced in the optical communication field. Work on lab exercises, Search of bibliographic information. Familiarize themselves in oral presentations of projects.
General Competences
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Optical Communications Technology Roadmap, Advantages of the optical technology and optical networks, Optical Fiber, Fiber Modes Waveguiding, Attenuation, Absorption, Scattering, and Bending Losses, Dispersion, Polarization. Self Phase Modulation, Cross Phase Modulation, Four Wave Mixing, Stimulated Raman Scattering, Stimulated Brillouin Scattering. Passive Devices (Power Couplers, Isolators - Circulators, Polarization Devices, Optical Filters, Gratings and their applications). Optical Amplifiers (EDFA, RAMAN, SOA), Optical Transmitters (LASER, LED), Optical Modulators, Optical Receivers, Wavelength Conversion, Optical switching elements.
Keywords
Fiber optics, optoelectronic devices, optical communications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Usage of projector for the lectures.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures200.7
Laboratory Work190.6
Reading Assigment802.7
Project501.7
Written assigments170.6
Solving Exercises391.3
Total2257.5
Student Assessment
Description
A Final written examination contributes 40% of the course grade while writing and presenting a paper, learning how to participate in discussing presentations will contribute 30% of the grade. Solving exercises and homework will contribute 30% of the grade respectively.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Solving exercises (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
“Optical Networks”,R. Ramaswami and Kumar N. Sivarajan, Morgan Kaufmann Publications
Additional bibliography for study
1. ΔΙΚΤΥΑ ΟΠΤΙΚΩΝ ΙΝΩΝ (Μεταφρασμένο), Green, P., ΠΑΠΑΣΩΤΗΡΙΟΥ, 1994, Αθήνα. 2. Οπτικές Ίνες- Ένας πρακτικός οδηγός, D. Goff, εκδόσεις Τζιόλα. 3. Optical Networks-A practical perspective, R. Ramaswami & K. Sivarajan, publishing Morgan Kaufmann. 4. Optical fiber communication systems, C. P. Sandbank, publishing J. Wiley & Sons.
Last Update
26-09-2015