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Faculty of Engineering
TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
Course unit
OPTICAL AND QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONS
INO2043946, A.A. 2013/14

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
IN0524, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2013/14
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination OPTICAL AND QUANTUM COMMUNICATIONS
Department of reference Department of Information Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge ROBERTO CORVAJA ING-INF/03

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-INF/03 Telecommunications 6.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2016
End of activities 25/01/2014
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
4 A.A. 2016/2017 01/10/2016 15/03/2018 CORVAJA ROBERTO (Presidente)
BADIA LEONARDO (Membro Effettivo)
BENVENUTO NEVIO (Supplente)
CALVAGNO GIANCARLO (Supplente)
ERSEGHE TOMASO (Supplente)
LAURENTI NICOLA (Supplente)
MILANI SIMONE (Supplente)
PUPOLIN SILVANO (Supplente)
TOMASIN STEFANO (Supplente)
ZANELLA ANDREA (Supplente)
ZANUTTIGH PIETRO (Supplente)
3 A.A. 2015/2016 01/10/2015 15/03/2017 CORVAJA ROBERTO (Presidente)
LAURENTI NICOLA (Membro Effettivo)
BENVENUTO NEVIO (Supplente)
CALVAGNO GIANCARLO (Supplente)
ERSEGHE TOMASO (Supplente)
MILANI SIMONE (Supplente)
PUPOLIN SILVANO (Supplente)
TOMASIN STEFANO (Supplente)
ZANELLA ANDREA (Supplente)
ZANUTTIGH PIETRO (Supplente)
2 A.A. 2014/2015 01/10/2014 15/03/2016 CORVAJA ROBERTO (Presidente)
LAURENTI NICOLA (Membro Effettivo)
BADIA LEONARDO (Supplente)
BENVENUTO NEVIO (Supplente)
PUPOLIN SILVANO (Supplente)
ROSSI MICHELE (Supplente)
TOMASIN STEFANO (Supplente)
VANGELISTA LORENZO (Supplente)
ZANELLA ANDREA (Supplente)
ZORZI MICHELE (Supplente)
01/10/2013 15/03/2015 CORVAJA ROBERTO (Presidente)
LAURENTI NICOLA (Membro Effettivo)
BADIA LEONARDO (Supplente)
BENVENUTO NEVIO (Supplente)
CORTELAZZO GUIDO MARIA (Supplente)
ERSEGHE TOMASO (Supplente)
PUPOLIN SILVANO (Supplente)
ROSSI MICHELE (Supplente)
TOMASIN STEFANO (Supplente)
VANGELISTA LORENZO (Supplente)
ZANELLA ANDREA (Supplente)
ZORZI MICHELE (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Digital communications
Target skills and knowledge: Analyze the performance and design the link in classical optical fibre communications. Understand the principles of quantum communications.
Examination methods: Written exam at the end of the course
Assessment criteria: 60% classical optical communications 40% quantum communications
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. Introduction to quantum mechanics
9. Hilbert spaces, operators and projectors
10. Quantum measurements
11. Quantum decision theory
12. Coherent states
13. Quantum telecommunication systems
14. Applications of Q-TLC
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lectures
Additional notes about suggested reading: Additional material on the Moodle web-site
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • G. Cariolaro, C. De Angelis, N. Laurenti, Comunicazioni Ottiche. Padova: Cartoleria Portello, 2006. Cerca nel catalogo
  • G. Cariolaro, Comunicazioni quantistiche. Padova: Cartoleria Portello, 2009. Cerca nel catalogo