We extend the DSP-based optical channel estimation to ultra-fast, high-resolution, and linear characterization of passive optical components. In experiment, we realize sub-MHz resolution with a measurement time bounded by the theoretical limit.
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X. Yi, Z. Li, and Q. Kun, "Ultra-fast, High-resolution, and Linear Characterization of Passive Optical Components via Optical Channel Estimation," in National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh2A.9.
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