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ATI's Fiber Optic Communication Systems Engineering Course
Jim Jenkins - Applied Technology Institute Jim Jenkins - Applied Technology Institute
Annapolis, MD
Friday, June 22, 2012

Simple Schematic of a Fiber Optic System
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Design Fiber Optic Systems?

This three-day course investigates the basic aspects of digital and analog fiber-optic communication systems. Topics include sources and receivers, optical fibers and their propagation characteristics, and optical fiber systems. The principles of operation and properties of optoelectronic components, as well as signal guiding characteristics of glass fibers are discussed. System design issues include both analog and digital point-to-point optical links and fiber-optic networks.

From this course you will obtain the knowledge needed to perform basic fiber-optic communication systems engineering calculations, identify system tradeoffs, and apply this knowledge to modern fiber optic systems. This will enable you to evaluate real systems, communicate effectively with colleagues, and understand the most recent literature in the field of fiber-optic communications.

Since 1984, the Applied Technology Institute (ATI) has provided leading-edge public courses and onsite technical training. Whether you are a busy engineer, a technical expert or a project manager, you can enhance your understanding of complex systems in a short time. You will become aware of the basic vocabulary essential to interact meaningfully with your colleagues. If you or your team is in need of more technical training, then boost your career with the knowledge needed to provide better, faster, and cheaper solutions for these sophisticated systems.

Why not take a short course?????????????????

ATI short courses are less than a week long and are designed to help you keep your professional knowledge up-to-date. Our courses provide a practical overview of space and defense technologies which provide a strong foundation for an understanding the issues that must be confronted in the use, regulation and development of complex systems.

What You Will Learn:

• What are the basic elements in analog and digital fiber optic communication systems including fiber-optic components and basic coding schemes?

• How fiber properties such as loss, dispersion and non-linearity impact system performance.

• How systems are compensated for loss, dispersion and non-linearity.

• How a fiber-optic amplifier works and it's impact on system performance.

• How to maximize fiber bandwidth through wavelength division multiplexing.

• How is the fiber-optic link budget calculated?

• What are typical characteristics of real fiber-optic systems including CATV, gigabit Ethernet, POF data links, RF-antenna remoting systems, long-haul telecommunication links.

Course Outline, Samplers, and Notes

Our short courses are designed for individuals involved in planning, designing, building, launching, and operating space and defense systems.

You will receive a full set of detailed notes at the beginning of the class for future reference and you can add notes and more detail based on the in-class interaction. After attending the course you will also receive a certificate of completion. Please visit our website for more valuable information.

About ATI and the Instructors

Our mission here at ATI is to provide expert training and the highest quality professional development in space, communications, defense, sonar, radar, and signal processing. We are not a one-size-fits-all educational facility. Our short classes include both introductory and advanced courses.

ATI's instructors are world-class experts who are the best in the business. They are carefully selected for their ability to clearly explain advanced technology.

Dr. Raymond M. Sova is a section supervisor of the Photonic Devices and Systems section and a member of the Principal Professional Staff of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He has a Bachelors degree from Pennsylvania State University in Electrical Engineering, a Masters degree in Applied Physics and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. With nearly 17 years of experience, he has numerous patents and papers related to the development of high-speed photonic and fiber optic devices and systems that are applied to communications, remote sensing and RF-photonics. His experience in fiber optic communications systems include the design, development and testing of fiber communication systems and components that include: Gigabit ethernet, highly-parallel optical data link using VCSEL arrays, high data rate (10 Gb/sec to 200 Gb/sec) fiber-optic transmitters and receivers and free-space optical data links. He is an assistant research professor at Johns Hopkins University and has developed three graduate courses in Photonics and Fiber-Optic Communication Systems that he teaches in the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering.

Date and Location

For the date and location of this short courses, please see below:

Sep 11-13, 2012 Columbia, MD


The ATI Courses Team

P.S Call today for registration at 410-956-8805 or 888-501-2100 or access our website at www.ATIcourses.com. For general questions please email us at ATI@ATIcourses.com


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