Course Information
TitleΣΥΣΤΗΜΑΤΑ ΕΥΡΥΖΩΝΙΚΩΝ ΕΠΙΚΟΙΝΩΝΙΩΝ / WIDEBAND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
CodeΗΦΤ302
FacultySciences
SchoolPhysics
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorDimitrios Babas
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600016903

Programme of Study: Electronic Physics (Radioelectrology)

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
TĪLEPIKOINŌNIESCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)328

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600153426
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Telecommunication Systems
Learning Outcomes
Students obtain basic knowledge about the structure and operation of modern wired and wireless broadband communication systems.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Wireless Communications Section 1 (2 hours) - Introduction to wireless broadband communications: system development and technologies up to 3G, high-rate transmission techniques, multiple input – multiple output (MIMO) antenna systems, wireless channel Section 2 (3 hours) – OFDM and OFDMA Technologies: Operation Principles, configuration, exercises, SC-FDMA Section 3 (4 hours): Long Term Evolution (LTE) and WiMAX: LTE system and protocol architecture, time structure, reference signals, multi-antenna transmission, heterogeneous networks, LTE - WiMAX comparison Section 4 (3 hours): IMT Advanced (4G) : 4G requirements and specifications, IEEE 802.16m, LTE Advanced, system summary and evolution of the next generation (5G) Optical Communications Section 1 (2 hours): Introduction to Optical Communications Section 2 (4 hours): Optical Fibers (Propagation, Types and characteristics, Optical signal degradation- Attenuation – Dispersion – Nonlinear phenomena, connections) – Optical Cables Section 3 (1 hour): Passive elements in optical networks – Sources – Receivers Section 4 (1 hour): Repeaters – Optical Amplifiers Section 5 (1 hour): Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) Section 6 (3 hours): Optical Fiber Networks (broadband applications and requirements) – OTDR measurements - Optical communication system design.
Keywords
Wireless communications, Antennas, Multiple Access, Communications protocols/standards, 3G, 4G, 5G, Optical Fibers, Optical amplifiers, WDM, Optical fiber networks
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures783.1
Reading Assigment301.2
Tutorial130.5
Written assigments522.1
Exams30.1
Homework241.0
Total2008
Student Assessment
Description
1. Written exams (end of semester). 2. Assignment 3. Application Exercises
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
1. 4G LTE/LTE-Advanced for Mobile Broadband, Erik Dahlman, Stefan Parkvall, Johan Skold, Elsevier, 2011. 2. Fundamentals of WiMAX: Understanding Broadband Wireless Networking, Arunabha Ghosh, Austin Jeffrey G. Andrews, and Rias Muhamed, Prentice Hall, 2007. 3. Gerd Keiser, Optical Fiber Communications, McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math; 4th edition, 2010. 4. Govind P. Agrawal, Fiber-Optic Communication Systems, Wiley, 4th Edition, 2010 5. Γεράσιμος Παγιατάκης, Ινοοπτικές Επικοινωνίες, Τεχνολογία - Εφαρμογές, Εκδ. Τζιόλα, 2005 6. Διαφάνειες μαθήματος και τρέχουσα διεθνής αρθρογραφία
Last Update
28-04-2020