ELCR 2590 Fiber Optic Systems

Introduces the fundamentals of fiber optics and explores the applications of fiber optic transmission systems. Laboratory exercises give students hands-on experience with fiber optic devices and test equipment. Topics includes: fundamentals of fiber optics, types of optical fibers, fiber materials and manufacture, cabling, light sources/transmitters/receivers, connectors, splicing, test measurement, and fiber optic system design.