Title :  Optical Signal Processing and Quantum Communication
Course No :  EE6502
Credits : 3
Prerequisite :

Syllabus :

Objectives :

  • To introduce the basic principles required for the understanding of nonlinear optical signal processing techniques.
  • To apply these principles for specific applications on all-optical switching, wavelength conversion, logic gates, buffer, flip flops.
  • Content :Pockels effect, electro-optic modulators
  • Second order nonlinear effects in crystals                                            Third order nonlinear effects in fibers – Self Phase Modulation, Cross Phase Modulation, Four Wave Mixing
  • Nonlinear Schrodinger equation, numerical solution
  • Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror and applications
  • Stimulated Brillouin scattering and generation of slow light
  • Origin of nonlinear effects in semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs)
  • Specific applications of nonlinear effects in SOAs
  • Nonlinear effects in silicon-based devices


Text Books :

  • Applications of Nonlinear Fiber Optics GP Agrawal , Academic Press Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers M Connelley



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