NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: OPTOELECTRONICS
COURSE CODE: KEE4843
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: Dr Marinah binti Othman
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: This course develops an understanding of optoelectronic devices, fiber optics, and the design of optical communication links.
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: SEM 8 / YEAR 4
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

42

T

 

6

P

 

6

O

 

0

Guided: 54 hours

Independent Learning: 66 hours

Total: 120 hours

CREDIT VALUE: 3
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: To expose students to the basic concept and operation principles of optoelectronic devices such as lasers, amplifiers, optical detectors, and fiber-based devices, as well as well as to equip them with the ability to design optical communication links.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:

 

Upon successful completion of this course students should have the ability to:

CLO1: Analyse the working principles and structure of optoelectronic devices (C4 – PO1)

CLO2: Display the ability to evaluate how the transmission limitations and degradations affects the performance of an optical transmission system (P4)

CLO3: Demonstrate the ability to communicate and explain the characteristics of the main components involved in an optical communication system (A3)

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Students should be able to develop problem solving skills through a process of lectures and tutorials.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy:

  • The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, assignments, group work, blended learning using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
SYNOPSIS: This course introduces the basic concept and operation principles of optoelectronic devices such as lasers, amplifiers, optical detectors, and fiber-based devices. It covers the design of optical communication links, and will include laboratory testing and characterization.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial, Lab Practical, Group Work, Assignment.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (50%)
Category Percentage
·    Quiz/Test

·    Laboratory/Assignment

20%

30%

B. Final Examination (50%)
i.          Examination 50% Structured and essay type questions
MAIN REFERENCE SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1. Keiser, G. (2010). Optical Fiber Communications, 10th ed., McGraw Hill.
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1. Kasap, S.O. (2012), Optoelectronics and Photonics, 2nd ed., Prentice-Hall.

2..Senior, J.M. (1993), Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Practice, 2nd ed., Prentice-Hall.