13E064OM - Optical Networks

Course specification
Course title Optical Networks
Acronym 13E064OM
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Physical Electronics - Nanoelectronics and Photonics
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ESPB 6.0 Status elective
    Condition no
    The goal 1) Understanding how operate advanced optoelectronic devices used in optical networks. 2) Recognizing nonlinear optical processes which obstruct correct data transmission in optical networks. 3) Introducing students to modern optical signal switching. 4) Explanation how to utilize advantages of optical networks.
    The outcome It is expected that student: 1) learn basic optoelectronic components and elements in optical networks, 2) understand difference and advantages of optical signal switching, 3) learn all type of backbone, metro and access optical networks and basis of its construction, and 4) learn basic measurement methods and instrumentation used in optical networks.
    URL to the subject page
    Contents of lectures Development trends of Optical Networks (ON). ON components and elements: splitters and couplers, circulators, optical amplifiers - SOA, EDFA, Raman, Add - Drop multiplexers, OXC, special WDM components. ON types – classification. ON design. TDM. SONET/SDH. WDM. OTDM. Soliton communications. GMPLS, OBS and OPS. Long - haul ON. WAN. MAN. PON. FTTx. WON. LAN. Measurements in ON.
    Contents of exercises Visiting corporations which produce optical communication systems.
    1. Optical Networks, lectures notes, P. Matavulj, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Belgrade, 2011.
    2. Problems in Optical Communications, M. Bjelica, P. Matavulj, D. Gvozdić, Academic Mind, 2005. ISBN 86-7466-206-4.
    3. Optical Networks, A Practical Perspective, 3rd Ed., R. Ramaswami, K. Sivarajan, G. Sasaki, Elsevier Inc., 2010. ISBN 978-0-12-374092-2. (Original title)
    4. The Handbook of Optical Communication Networks, M. Ilyas, H. Mouftah, CRC Press, 2003. ISBN 0-8493-1333-3. (Original title)
    5. Emerging Optical Network Technologies: Architectures, Protocols and Performance, K. Sivalingam, S. Subramaniam, Springer Science + Business Media Inc., 2005. ISBN 0-387-22582-X. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
    3 2
    Methods of teaching Lectures, auditory exercises and homework.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
    Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 50
    Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
    Colloquia 50
    Seminars 0