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Electrical Engineering 526: Modern Wireless and Optical Networking

Electrical Engineering 526 is an overview of current issues in wireless and optical networking is presented (at all layers of the OSI telecommunications model). Wireless transport on 4G systems and software defined radio. Optical topics range from FTTx architectures, reconfigurable optical networks, optical packet and burst switching, DWDM vs OTDM, and bypassing SONET; to long-haul systems and impairments. Optical wireless convergence issues and OFDM in wireless and optical systems. Topics include:

• Wireless standards, impairments and technologies,
• Optical standards, impairments and technologies, and
• Networking and architectures.

Sample Course Syllabus:

For additional information, please contact Dr. Scott Shepard (sshepard@latech.edu).