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Pulse propagation along optical fibres

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Mode-locked helium-neon lasers have been used to propagate pulses of ~1 ns duration along multimode cladded glass fibres. Any pulse spreading due to dispersion in a 33 m length of fibre is less than 0.5 ns which is the limit of resolution of the measuring equipment. This result indicates that a pulse transmission rate of at least 33 MHz may be possible over a distance of 1 km.

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Gambling, W.A., Laybourn, P.J.R. and Lee, M.D. (1970) Pulse propagation along optical fibres Electronics Letters, 6, (12), pp. 364-365. (doi:10.1049/el:19700255).

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Published date: 1970

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Local EPrints ID: 78846
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78846
ISSN: 0013-5194
PURE UUID: fbe2b803-48d8-4179-ba31-ab60792780c2

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:21

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Author: W.A. Gambling
Author: P.J.R. Laybourn
Author: M.D. Lee

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