PSP fluctuations in terrestrial cables under typical installed conditions were measured with a resolution in the order of seconds. PSP in an aerial-cable fluctuated several times faster than buried-cables and we found two different fluctuation behaviors in the same aerial-cable.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
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K. Ogaki, M. Nakada, Y. Nagao, and K. Nishijima, "Fluctuation Differences in the Principal States of Polarization in Aerial and Buried Cables," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MF13.
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