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A novel method of increasing the range of 1.65µm OTDR using a Q-switched erbium fibre laser

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This paper demonstrates a novel method of increasing the range of a 1.65µm optical time domain reflectometer system (OTDR). OTDR measurements at 1.65µm are more sensitive to fibre macro and micro bending losses than those produced at wavelengths 1.3 and 1.55µm. This enables problems to be identified in their early stages reducing the risk of total system failure. However, the dynamic range of current 1.65µm OTDR systems.

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Kee, H.H., Lees, G.P., Taverner, D., Richardson, D.J. and Newson, T.P. (1997) A novel method of increasing the range of 1.65µm OTDR using a Q-switched erbium fibre laser At Quantum Electronics Conference (QE13), United Kingdom. 08 - 11 Sep 1997.

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Published date: 1997
Venue - Dates: Quantum Electronics Conference (QE13), United Kingdom, 1997-09-08 - 1997-09-11

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Local EPrints ID: 76736
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76736
PURE UUID: ca36a222-a03e-4c59-8006-dd342eda83f6

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:38

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Author: H.H. Kee
Author: G.P. Lees
Author: D. Taverner
Author: D.J. Richardson
Author: T.P. Newson

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