High-resolution measurement of diameter variations in optical fibres by the backscatter method


Conduit, A.J., Hartog, A.H., Hadley, M.R., Payne, D.N., Gold, M.P., Mansfield, R.J. and Tarbox, E.J. (1981) High-resolution measurement of diameter variations in optical fibres by the backscatter method. Electronics Letters, 17, (20), 742-744. (doi:10.1049/el:19810522).

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Original Publication URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1049/el:19810522

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The backscatter signal measured with high resolution from optical fibres with complex diameter variations is shown to follow precisely the diameter profile. The local attenuation which is anticorrelated from opposite ends of the fibre is compared with a simple theoretical model.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0013-5194 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78663
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:59
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78663

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