6. Active Components for Fibre Optic Communications

6.1 Absorption and emission of light

6.2 Semiconductor sources

6.3 Light emitting diodes (LED)

6.4 Semiconductor laser diodes

6.5 Photodiodes

Project 6.1: LED spectrum: measuring low optical density spectra

Project 6.2: Measuring lasing spectrum of F-P semiconductor laser

Project 6.3: Measuring lasing spectrum of DFB semiconductor laser

Project 6.4: Characterization of Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier Ring Laser

Project 6.5: Characterization of Tunable Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier Ring Laser

Project 6.6: Measuring emission spectra of broadband optical sources

Project 6.7: Measuring lasing spectrum of tunable external cavity laser