Measuring chromatic dispersion and PMD of deployment ready DWDM link through reconfigurable OADM nodes is presented. The link measurements could eliminate the costly and time consuming measurement for outside plan fibers span by span before deployment.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
G. Zhang, P. Meledina, and J. T. Stango, " Chromatic Dispersion and PMD Measurement for Ultra-Long Haul DWDM Link through Reconfigurable OADM Nodes," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JWA83.
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