MSc in Laser and Fiber Optic Systems

General

Program Description

Students are trained to do research and development in the field of laser and fiber optic systems. Skills to carry out research in the field of info-communications and to develop advanced optical communication systems are given. Practical skills are obtained during the research works.

Program profile. Major areas of expertise:

  • Basics of technology of optoelectronic devices
  • Fiber-optic communication lines and systems
  • Laser physics
  • Optics and spectroscopy
  • Info-communication technologies

Key Points

  • Basic background and research experience in the field of modern fiber optic and laser systems.
  • Potential to R&D in the fields of laser physics and optics.
  • Analytical, critical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Transferable skills, necessary for employment: initiative, decision making, and ability to undertake further professional training.

Curriculum (General Modules)

Modules ECTS
Theory of Building Communication Systems and Networks 4
Laser Systems and Quantum Electronics 3
Information Processing. Optical Signal Processing. Space-Time Signal Processing 5
Devices and Components of Fiber-optic Telecommunication Systems 5
Fiber-Optic Systems and Sensors 4
Fundamentals of Quantum Optics 3
Light Propagation in Nonlinear Media 4
Methods of Simulation and Optimization 3
Spectroscopy of Materials for Laser Technologies 2
Theory of Electromagnetic Compatibility of Radioelectronic Facilities and Systems 3
Modern Information Technologies 3
Laser Technologies and Holography 3
Elective Courses (Practice on Laser and Fiber-Optic Technologies) 10
Humanitarian Module 8
Master’s Thesis and Research Work 60
Total 120

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master’s degree in a relevant area is required
  • English language proficiency - B+ (CEFR B2)
  • Exam Test in a relevant field of studies
  • Interview in English with a program coordinator (Skype option is available).

Program Partners

  • National Instruments (USA)
  • Schlumberger (France)
  • Corning (USA)
  • Lazer Zentrum Hannover (Germany)
  • Technical University of Munich (Germany)
  • Tsinghua University (China)
  • Vietnam Research Institute of Electronics, Informatics, and Automation (Vietnam)
  • A.F. Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (Russia)
  • Concern CSRI Elektropribor (Russia)
  • Scientific Industrial Enterprise “Radar MMS” (Russia)

Additional Benefits

Staying in the most beautiful city of Russia - Saint-Petersburg - will reward you with an unforgettable experience!

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation of this course, one may pursue positions in R&D departments in international companies in the field of telecommunication and optic systems. There is also an option to continue studies and get a Ph.D.

Last updated Sep 2020

About the School

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. Recently SPbPU became "National Research University", also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic Institute — a recognized ... Read More

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University was founded in 1899. Recently SPbPU became "National Research University", also known in Russia and abroad as Polytechnic Institute — a recognized Russian and world-wide leader in the field of higher engineering and economic education. Read less
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