Non-guided Optical Transmission

Year
1
Academic year
2014-2015
Code
03000357
Subject Area
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Other Languages of Instruction
English
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
3rd Cycle Studies

Recommended Prerequisites

Optical Transmission Systems. English.

Teaching Methods

10 hours of seminar, 15 hours of tutorial sessions.

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge about the state of the art on optical transmission systems in the atmosphere and in the outer space close to earth.

After attending this curricular unit successfully, the students should have the scientific and technological knowledge required to design and develop those systems, and should be able to understand and follow up the scientific and technological evolution in this domain.

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

Transmission parameters in free space and in the earth atmosphere. Optical sources and transmitters. Modulation and coding techniques. Optical detectors and receivers. Terrestrial systems. Space systems.

Head Lecturer(s)

Henrique José Almeida da Silva

Assessment Methods

Assessment
Case studies: 20.0%
Computational work: 20.0%
Resolution Problems: 20.0%
Exam: 40.0%

Bibliography

- Roberto Ramirez-Iniguez, Sevia M. Idrus, Ziran Sun, "Optical Wireless Communications", CRC Press, 2008.

- Olivier Bouchet (Author), Hervé Sizun (Author), Christian Boisrobert (Author), Frédéric de Fornel (Author), Pierre Noël Favennec (Series Editor), "Free-space Optics: Propagation and Communication", Wiley Blackwell, 2006.