- Code ENGN4513
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Department of Quantum Science and the Research School of Engineering
- ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science / ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Engineering
- Areas of interest Engineering
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Jong Chow
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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Optical fibres now constitute the backbone of the worlds long-distance telecommunications systems and are also being used increasingly in other areas, such as sensing, biophotonics, automotive, etc. The course sets out to provide a basic understanding of optical transmission systems concentrating on light propagation along fibres and light processing using fibre- and planar waveguide-based devises. Light propagation includes: modal propagation and Maxwell's equations; ray tracing, Snell's and Fesnel's Laws; single-mode, multi-mode and special fibres; pulse propagation and dispersions; nonlinear effects; fibre and planar waveguide fabrication; analytical and numerical techniques; birefringence and bend loss. Light processing devices include: couplers and splitters; gratings and arrayed waveguide gratings; Mach-Zehnder and multimode interferometers; optical amplifiers and attenuators; polarisers. Laboratory work covers both hands-on fibre-based experiments and numerical simulations.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Professional Skills Mapping:
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Examination (50%); Laboratories (30%); Assignments (20%)
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1986||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|