Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours of lectures and up to 24 hours of workshops |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisite for this subject is:
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Anti-requisite for this subject is:
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorProf Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas
Kerry Hinton firstname.lastname@example.org
|Subject Overview:||This subject will explore the physical principles and issues that arise in the design of lightwave systems. Students will study topics from: Transmission of light over wave guides; production of light by lasers; light modulation; conversion of light signals to electrical signals; optical multiplexing and demultiplexing; light amplification; dispersion and dispersion compensation; optical nonlinearities; modulation and advanced detection schemes. This material will be complemented by exposure to lightwave systems and measurement techniques in the laboratory.|
|Objectives:||On completing this subject the student should be able to: |
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Credit may not be obtained for both
ELEN40009(431-466) RF, Microwave and Optoelectronics and ELEN90059 Lightwave Systems
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