Title : Optical Signal Processing
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

  1. Connelley

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