PON monitoring based on combined Optical Time Domain Reflectometry (OTDR) and Optical Transceiver Monitoring (OTM) is presented. The results on a 25-km 1:32 PON prove the concept and show ~0.02 dB accuracy with theoretical values.
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P. J. Urban and S. Dahlfort, "OTM- and OTDR-based cost-efficient Fiber Fault Identification and Localization in Passive Optical Network," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper JWA064.
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