APPPHYS 552 - Fiber Optics: Internet to Biomedical Applications
Fall 2021, Section 901
Instruction Mode: Section 901 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: Applied Physics (APPPHYS)
Department: LSA Applied Physics
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Requirements & Distribution:
Advisory Prerequisites:
Any ONE of EECS 334, 429, 434, 529, 537, 538, 539, or permissions of instructor.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course covers the basics of fibers and applications in fields as diverse as highpower and broadband lasers, bio-medical diagnostics and therapeutics, telecommunications and internet communications. Propagation, optical amplification and nonlinearities in fibers are discussed, and examples include transmission systems and lasers. Biomedical applications include dermatology, cardiology and opthamology.


APPPHYS 552 - Fiber Optics: Internet to Biomedical Applications
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
MW 5:00PM - 6:30PM
901 (LEC)
MW 5:00PM - 6:30PM

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