• ELEN E6413y Lightwave systems 3 pts. Lect: 2. Prerequisites: ELEN E4411. Recommended preparation: ELEN E6412. Fiber optics. Guiding, dispersion, attenuation, and nonlinear properties of fibers. Optical modulation schemes. Photonic components, optical amplifiers. Semiconductor laser transmitters. Receiver design. Fiber optic telecommunication links. Nonregenerative transmission using erbium-doped fiber amplifier chains. Coherent detection. Local area networks. Advanced topics in light wave networks.