A simple method based on arbitrary optical signal generation is presented for measuring the magnitude and phase of the transfer function of passive optical components. The method offers fine resolution along the frequency axis as well as a simple setup.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4840) Optical design and fabrication : Testing
D. J. Krause, J. C. Cartledge, L. Jakober, and K. Roberts, " Measurement of Passive Optical Components Using a Carrier and Single Sideband," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFN5.
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