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The ABCs of Fiber Optic Technology: Fundamentals and Devices

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. Specialty fiber
11. Fiber manufacturing
12. Fiber cable
13. Connectors
14. Splices


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

15. Adapters
16. Attenuators
17. Couplers
18. WDM devices
19. Coils and coil winding
20. Optical switches
21. Polarization devices
22. Other passive devices


Session 4 - Active Devices (Day 2, afternoon 3 hours)

23. Semiconductor light sources
24. Optical modulators
25. Semiconductor light detectors
26. Optical amplifiers
27. Optical modulators
28. Nonreciprocal devices
29. Other active devices


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