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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2003
  • pp: 1293–1295

Polarization-mode dispersion measurement by an optical time-domain reflectometer with polarimetry assuming backscattering by randomly oriented nonspherical particles

T. Ozeki, T. Kobayashi, K. Nakayama, K. Iwasaki, and T. Sakamoto  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 15, pp. 1293-1295 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.001293


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Abstract

In previous work on polarization-mode dispersion (PMD) measurement with an optical time-domain reflectometer with polarimetry (p-OTDR), scatterers were assumed to be a cloud of small spherical particles in a fiber. We have found that the p-OTDR waveforms were fitted well by modified Mueller matrices, assuming scattering by a cloud of nonspherical particles. We realized a PMD measurement based on the p-OTDR Jones matrix eigenanalysis (JME) method. The measured PMD was consistent with that of JME standard measurement with transmission-type polarimetry.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(290.5870) Scattering : Scattering, Rayleigh

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T. Ozeki, T. Kobayashi, K. Nakayama, K. Iwasaki, and T. Sakamoto, "Polarization-mode dispersion measurement by an optical time-domain reflectometer with polarimetry assuming backscattering by randomly oriented nonspherical particles," Opt. Lett. 28, 1293-1295 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-15-1293


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