Measurement of backscatter factor in single-mode fibres

Gold, M.P. and Hartog, A.H. (1981) Measurement of backscatter factor in single-mode fibres. Electronics Letters, 17, (25), 965-966. (doi:10.1049/el:19810674).


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The ratio of the backscattered power to the input pulse energy is measured in single-mode optical fibres. The results provide confirmation of single-mode backscatter theory and show that measurement of this ratio can be used to determine alpha(s), the Rayleigh scatter coefficient.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1049/el:19810674
ISSNs: 0013-5194 (print)
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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: 78659
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:13

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