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Polarisation measurements on monomode fibres using optical time-domain reflectometry

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The feasibility of polarisation optical time-domain reflectometry in single-mode fibres is demonstrated. Polarisation analysis of the backscattered light clearly shows the evolution of the state of polarisation in the fibre. It is further shown that the polarised nature of the scatter return from single-mode fibres can cause errors in conventional backscatter measurements.

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Hartog, A.H., Payne, D.N. and Conduit, A.J. (1981) Polarisation measurements on monomode fibres using optical time-domain reflectometry IEE Proceedings H. Microwaves, Optics and Antennas, 128, (3), pp. 168-170. (doi:10.1049/ip-h-1:19810028).

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Published date: June 1981

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Local EPrints ID: 78627
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78627
ISSN: 0143-7097
PURE UUID: f0a4400d-cfb1-47a1-9416-44fb03f02463

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

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Author: A.H. Hartog
Author: D.N. Payne
Author: A.J. Conduit

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