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Optical Communication & Networking

Course manager: Ajmal Muhammad
Suggested credits: 6 hp
Examiner: Robert Forchheimer
Preliminary starting date: 17th Feb.

Place

The seminars will take place at 13:15 in Algorithm.

Preliminary plan

Lecture 1: Introduction to Optical Networks

(17th Feb.) Transmission basics (i.e., windows, capacities, fiber losses, nonlinear optical effects), evolution of lightwave/optical systems, WDM grids, lightwave/optical system components, transparency and all-optical networks Slides for Lec.1.
Chapter 1 of Optical Networks: A Pratical Perspective, 3rd Edition with ISBN 9780123740922

Lecture 2: Optical Components

(24th Feb.) Couplers, Isolators, Circulators, filters, multiplexers, demultiplexers, switches, wavelength converters, how to build network elements such as cross-connect from these components Slides for Lec. 2.
Chapter 3 of Optical Networks: A Pratical Perspective, 3rd Edition with ISBN 9780123740922

Lecture 3: Lightwave/Optical Systems

(4th Mar.) Optical network hierarchy, multichannel system (WDM), optical amplifier techniques, modulation and demodulation Slides for Lec. 3.
Topics from chapters 3,4,11 of Optical Networks: A Pratical Perspective, 3rd Edition with ISBN 9780123740922

Lecture 4: WDM Network Design and Operation

(18th Mar.) Key terminology in WDM optical networks, categorizations of WDM networks, static routing and wavelength assignment (RWA) problem, dynamic RWA problem, traffic grooming Slides for Lec. 4.
Chapter 8 of Optical Networks: A Pratical Perspective, 3rd Edition with ISBN 9780123740922

Lecture 5: Optimization Methods and Heuristic Strategies

(24th Mar.) Introduction to optimization and intractable problems, linear programming, heuristic and metaheuristic algorithms Slides for Lec. 5.

Lecture 6: Network Survivability and Robustness

(1st Apr.) Protection techniques classification, physical layer attacks in optical networks Slides for Lec. 6.

Lecture 7: Energy-Efficiency in Optical Networks

(07th Apr.) Introduction to energy issue, network devices's power profile, approaches to low energy networking Slides for Lec. 7.

Lecture 8: Physical Layer Impairments in Optical Networks

(22nd Apr.) Physical layer impairments (PLIs) classification, signal quality estimation, PLIs aware RWA Slides for Lec. 8.

Lecture 9: Elastic/Flexible Optical Networks

(29th Apr.) Elastic optical networking, flexible optical nodes, routing and spectrum assignment problem Slides for Lec. 9.

Lecture 10: New Trends in Optical Networks

(6th May) Capacity trends and networks limitations, multiplexing techniques, multilevel modulation techniques, space division multiplexing Slides for Lec. 10.

Literature

Textbooks:

Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective, 3rd Edition with ISBN 9780123740922
Optical WDM Networks by Biswanath Mukherjee with ISBN 9780387291888

Reference Materials:

Passive optical networks PDF
Traffic grooming PDF
Physical layer attacks in transparent optical networks PDF
Energy efficiency and green networking PDF, PDF
Review of dynamic impairment-aware routing and wavelength assignment techniques PDF
Elastic optical networking PDF
Flexible architectures for optical transport nodes and networks PDF
Long-reach optical access networks PDF
Capacity trends and limits of optical communication networks PDF

Informationsansvarig: Ajmal Muhammad
Senast uppdaterad: 2014-10-20