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  • 11:53 PM, Thursday, 14 Nov 2019

Course Undergraduate
Semester Electives
Subject Code AV472
Subject Title Opto‐ Electronics and Fiber Optics Communication


Review of P‐N jn‐characteristics – semiconductor‐hetero junction‐LEDs (‐spontaneous emission‐ LED structure‐surface emitting‐Edge emitting‐Injection efficiency‐ recombination efficiency‐LED characteristics‐spectral response‐modulation‐Band width. Laser diodes‐Basic principle‐condition for gain‐Laser action‐population inversion‐stimulated emission‐Injection faster diode‐structuretemperature effects‐modulation‐comparison between LED and ILDs. Optical detectorsprinciple‐ absorption coefficient‐detector characteristics‐Quantum efficiency‐responsivityresponse time‐bias voltage‐Noise in detectors P‐N junction‐photo diode ‐B. W‐Noise‐photo transistor. Optical Fibre‐structure ‐ propagation‐wave equation‐phase and group velocitytransmission characteristics‐attenuation‐absorption‐scattering losses‐dispersion‐fibre bend losses‐source coupling, splices and connectors‐wave length division multiplexing. Optical fibre system‐system design consideration‐fibre ‐source limitations ‐pre‐amplifier‐equalization‐Fibreoptic link analysis‐typical lira design.

Text Books

1. Gerd Keiser, Optical Fiber Communications, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill Publications, 2000.


1. Pallab Bhattacharya, Semiconductor Opto electronics Devices, Pearson Education

2. John M Senior Optical fibre Communication Systems‐Principles and practice, PHI.

3. John Gower, Optical communication Systems, PHI.