Electrical Engineering 118

Title Introduction to Optical Engineering
Units 3
Prerequisites 20 and 40.
Description Basic principles of digital and analog optical communications and optical networks. Emphasis is on principles of optical links, including channel capacity, basic limitations due to noise processes, and bit error rate requirements. Optical amplification, the detector-receiver, optical fiber and free-space propagation, the transmitter, and modulation schemes. Coherent and incoherent communications and network systems. Basic optical Fourier transform signal processing techniques.
Course Guide Course Guide
Sections Instructor Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
Fall 2016 Laura Waller 4.6 / 7 4.4 / 7
Fall 2015 Laura Waller 6.6 / 7 6.9 / 7
Fall 2014 Laura Waller 4.5 / 7 5.0 / 7
Spring 2014 Laura Waller 5.5 / 7 5.6 / 7
Spring 2004 Ture K. Gustafson 4.1 / 7 4.7 / 7
Spring 2003 Ture K. Gustafson 4.9 / 7 4.7 / 7
Spring 2002 Ture K. Gustafson 4.1 / 7 4.3 / 7
Spring 2001 Ture K. Gustafson 4.2 / 7 4.0 / 7
Spring 2000 Ture K. Gustafson 3.8 / 7 4.3 / 7
Spring 1997 Ture K. Gustafson 6.0 / 7 5.5 / 7
Spring 1996 Ture K. Gustafson 5.6 / 7 5.6 / 7
Spring 1995 Ture K. Gustafson 5.5 / 7 4.5 / 7
Spring 1994 Ture K. Gustafson 4.0 / 7 3.9 / 7
Spring 1993 Ture K. Gustafson 4.7 / 7 5.0 / 7
Spring 1992 Ture K. Gustafson 4.8 / 7 5.2 / 7
Fall 1990 Ture K. Gustafson 4.6 / 7 4.6 / 7
Fall 1989 Ture K. Gustafson 5.0 / 7 4.8 / 7
Spring 1989 John R. Whinnery 5.0 / 7 4.7 / 7
Spring 1989 Theodore Van Duzer 5.0 / 7 5.1 / 7
Overall Rating Teaching Effectiveness How worthwhile was this course?
4.9 / 7 4.9 / 7
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