Advances in optical time domain reflectometry


Hartog, A.H. (1984) Advances in optical time domain reflectometry. In, Optical Fiber Measurements Symposium, Boulder, US, 1984.

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In recent years, optical time-domain reflectometry (OTDR) has progressed from a laboratory experiment to a technique in everyday use by manufacturers and users of optical fibres. The principal attraction of the technique is its ability to give, non destructively, a good indication of the fibre-loss uniformity and therefore to reveal any localised defects in the fibre. It has also been employed as a means of measuring accurately fibre and splice losses, and of studying the longitudinal variation of fibre parameters.

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77692
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:57
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77692

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