CET825 Fibre Lasers for Various Industry Applications

Course Provider

School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE)



Academic Unit



This course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction, covering from optical fibre fabrication process to fibre characterizations. The course will introduce key aspects of theoretical background and practical implementation.

This course is part of:

- Graduate Certificate in Engineering Optics and Photonics
- FlexiMasters in Engineering Optics and Photonics

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Upon successful completion of the course, the learners should be able to:

1. Illustrate key parameters for fibre fabrications and refractive index control in a fibre and;

2. design fibre fabrication for desired applications.

Introduction of Optical Fibres and Basic principles

Optical Fibre Preform Fabrication
Introduction of Silica based fibre preform fabrication mainly covering Modified Chemical Vapor Deposition (MCVD) process, Preform Post processing and Holey Fibre preform preparation

Overview of fibre draw process
Introduction of draw process; considerations/parameters for fibre draws; process flow for solid and holey fibre draws

Fibre characterization
Introduction of key optical properties; measurement principles; fibre designs for special applications

Suitable to learners from all disciplines who seek to have in-depth understanding of photonics and engineering optics and their impact in current industries and for Industry 4.0 (I 4.0).

Standard Course Fee: S$1,635

SSG Funding Support

 Course fee

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes


BEFORE funding & GST

AFTER funding & 9% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)



Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)


SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

  • Standard course fee is inclusive of GST.
  • NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.


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    CET824 Basic Optical Engineering2
    CET826 Understanding Fibre Optic Distributed Network for IoT Infrastructure1
    CET827 Fibre based Components for High Speed IoT Applications1
    CET828 Understanding the Principles, Structures, Packaging, Installation and Signal Processing of Optical Fibre Sensing Technology1
    CET829 Engineering Metrology1
    CET830 Optical Fibre Design and Fabrication for High Power Laser and Telecommunication Applications1
    CET831 Lasers and Optics for Smart Manufacturing (I 4.0)- Current Practices and Future Prospects1
    CET832 Laser Manufacturing Processes2
    CET833 Organic Light Emitting Diode Technology for Flat Panel Information Displays1
    CET834 Understanding of basic device structure and operating principles of displays and LEDs1
    CET835 Laser Machining and 3D Printing for Industry0.5
    CET836 Smart Optical Sensors for Smart Manufacturing0.5
    CET765 Lithography Processes for Next Generation of Nano Scale Smart Devices1
    CET837 Bio-imaging1

    Listed courses are:

    • Credit-bearing and stackable to Graduate Certificate in Engineering Optics and Photonics (total 9AUs) and FlexiMasters in Engineering Optics and Photonics (total 15AUs).
    • SkillsFuture Credit approved.