ADVANCED TOPICS ON OPTICAL SWITCHING

Course Information
TitleΠΡΟΧΩΡΗΜΕΝΑ ΘΕΜΑΤΑ ΟΠΤΙΚΗΣ ΜΕΤΑΓΩΓΗΣ / ADVANCED TOPICS ON OPTICAL SWITCHING
CodeNA-18
FacultySciences
SchoolInformatics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorNikolaos Pleros
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID40002989

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

Registered students: 12
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
TECΗNOLOGIES GNŌSĪS DEDOMENŌN KAI LOGISMIKOUElective Courses217.5
TECΗNOLOGIES PLĪROFORIAS KAI EPIKOINŌNIŌN STĪN EKPAIDEUSĪElective Courses217.5
PSĪFIAKA MESA- YPOLOGISTIKĪ NOĪMOSYNĪElective Courses217.5
DIKTYAKA SYSTĪMATAElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization217.5

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

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Information SystemsElective Courses217.5
Information And Communication Technologies In EducationElective Courses217.5
Digital MediaElective Courses217.5
Communication Systems and TechnologiesCompulsory Course217.5

Class Information
Academic Year2015 – 2016
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
600011316
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
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
courses on optical communications and on optoelectronic technologies
Learning Outcomes
Introduction to optical systems for optically switched networks, introduction to photonic integration technologies, getting familiar with integrated photonic technologies for amplification, switching and routing, getting familiar with software suite for optical communications
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Optically Switched Networks, WDM Optical Networks, Optical Packet/Circuit Switched Networks, Technologies and Architectures for optical links, routers and switches, basic elements of optical switching systems and signal processing systems, optical interconnects, optical data buses, silicon photonics, semiconductor optical amplifier technologies, Optical Switching Matrix Architectures and technologies
Keywords
optical fibers, optical networks, optical communications
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Scientific Articles
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures301
Reading Assigment662.2
Tutorial30.1
Project1204
Written assigments60.2
Total2257.5
Student Assessment
Description
Written Exams or Project Presentation (70%) and a Set of 3 Problems/Projects (30%)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
1. “Optical Switching”, Georgios I. Papadimitriou, Chrisoula Papazoglou and Andreas S. Pomportsis 2. "Optical Switching Networks", Martin Maier, Cambridge University Press 3. "Optical Switching", Tarek El-Bawab, Springer
Last Update
07-06-2016