Course detail

Integrated Optoelectronics

FEKT-MPA-IOPAcad. year: 2022/2023

Novel opto-electronics components for communications - DFB and VCSEL laser diodes, fast detectors. Building blocks of integrated and fibre optics, splitters, wave division mux and demuxes, fibre isolators, polarization rotators, circulators, filters, add-drop multiplexers. Optical wavelength division multiplexing, WWDM, CWDM, DWDM. Optimizing of the multimode fibre capacity utilization.
Dispersion compensation the singlemode communication links. Fibre amplification with use of erbium and praseodyn doped fibres. Nonlinear effects in fibresand their utilization - generation and transfer of solitons, stimulated Raman scattering and its applications in fibre amplifiers, stimulated Brillouen scattering, four wave mixing and implication to the wave division multiplex. Modulation an coding for the optical communication.
Optical communication systems for LAN,MAN. Optical communication systems for industrial control, surveillance, CCTv and CaTv systems. Optical communication in telecommunication systems. Coherent optical signal processing.
Polarization maintaining fibres, optical fibre sensors.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Attendant is able to orient himself in the design of optical communication systems, knows to compose the optical communication chain from the suitable components and fitted to the application. The attendant is able to select optimal solution, components and blocks for building up the the communication structure of LANs, MANs, CCTV and CaTV nerworks and telecommunication trunks.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

70 pts - exam
30 pts - labs and seminars

Course curriculum

1. New development in the components for the optical communication, DFB, VCSL fast detectors
2. Passive components for integrated and fibre optics, splitters, WDMux/demux, isolators, circulators, filters, ADM
3. Optical wavelength multiplexing WWDM, CWDM DWDM.
4. Optimization of the multimode fibre transmission capacity
5. Dispersion compensation techniques in the singlemode fibre systems
6. Erbium, ytrium and praseodym doped fibre and waveguide amplifiers
7. Nonlinear effects in the fibres and their utilisation, solitons, Raman scattering, Brillouen scattering, four wave mixing.
8. Coding methods and modulation techniques in the optical transmission.
9. Optical communications in the lan/man/wan
10. Optical communication in the industrial, security and surveillance systems
11. Telecommunication transport systems and CaTV
12. Coherent optical transmission systems
13. Polarisation preserving and maintaining fibers, fibre sensors

Work placements

Not applicable.


To show the technical solutions of the optical fibre and free space communication systems, namely with respect to the physical communication layer of the OSI model. The focus is aimed to the telecommunication trunk systems, LAN, MAN, cable Tv systems and the industrial control and surveillance systems. To give the technical and application knowledge on the novel communication components and systems based on the nonlinear optics, wave multiplex, coherent optics, optical amplification, filtering, and dispersion compensation in optical fibres. To give the grounds of the optical fibre application in sensing and measurement.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Laboratory excercises

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Saleh, B., E., A., Teich, M., C.: Fundamentals of photonics, New York, Wiley, 3 edition, 2019, ISBN: 978-1-119-50687-4 (EN)
Razavi, B.: Design of Integrated Circuits for Optical Communications 2nd Edition, Wiley, 2012, ISBN: 978-1118336946 (EN)
Pollock, C., Lipson, M.: Integrated Photonics 4th Edition, Springer, 2003, ISBN: 978-1402076350 (EN)
Yin S. et all: Fiber Optic Sensors. CRC Press, 2019, ISBN: 978-0367387563 (EN)

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPA-MEL Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme MPAD-MEL Master's, 2. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer