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The ABCs of Fiber Optic Technology

Session 1 - Introduction to Photonics (Day 1, morning 3 hours)

1. Introduction to light and optics
2. History of optics and fiber optics
3. Overview of fiber optics
4. Overview of communication links
5. Laser and fiber safety
6. Fiber handling and hygiene


Session 2 - Optical Fiber & Cable (Day 1, afternoon 3 hours)

7. Introduction to optical fiber
8. Singlemode fiber
9. Multimode fiber
10. Fiber impairments
11. Fiber manufacturing
12. Specialty fiber
13. Cable
14. Connectors
15. Splices


Session 3 - Passive Devices (Day 2, morning 2 hours)

16. Attenuators
17. Couplers
18. Polarization devices
19. WDM devices
20. Non-reciprocal devices
21. Coils and coil winding
22. Other passive devices


Session 4 - Active Devices (Day 2, midday 2 hours)

23. Semiconductor light sources
24. Semiconductor light detectors
25. Optical amplifiers
26. Optical modulators
27. Optical switches
28. Wavelength converter
29. Integrated optics
30. Other active devices


Session 5 - Active Devices (Day 2, afternoon 2 hours)

31. Laser optical subassembly
32. Detector optical subassembly
33. Transmitter
34. Receiver
35. Transceiver
36. Serializer/Deserializer
37. Multisource agreements


Done

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