OPTICAL AND QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONS

Second cycle degree in ICT FOR INTERNET AND MULTIMEDIA

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ROBERTO CORVAJA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Digital communications
Examination methods: Written exam at the end of the course
Course unit contents: 1. Optical communication systems
2. Characteristics of the optical fibre
3. Impulses in the optical digital link
4. Poisson processes and shot noise characterization
5. Error probability
6. Optical amplification
7. Coherent optical transmission
8. Review of the principles of quantum mechanics
9. Operators and projectors, spectral decomposition
10. Quantum measurements and optimization of the measurements
11. Quantum decision theory and application to quantum communications
12. Coherent states
13. Quantum telecommunication systems
14. Applications of Q-TLC