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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2010
  • pp: 25–27

Full polarimetric phase-noise-compensated optical-frequency-domain reflectometry for distributed measurement of high-PMD fibers

Xinyu Fan, Yusuke Koshikiya, and Fumihiko Ito  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 1, pp. 25-27 (2010)

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Full polarimetric reflectometry is realized with a spatial resolution of 10 cm over 20 km based on phase-noise-compensated optical-frequency-domain reflectometry, with a polarization-diversity-detection scheme. The distributed differential-group-delay measurement of high-polarization-mode-dispersion fibers is realized using this technology.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(120.1840) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Densitometers, reflectometers
(290.5870) Scattering : Scattering, Rayleigh
(290.5855) Scattering : Scattering, polarization

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Original Manuscript: September 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: November 4, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 23, 2009
Published: December 23, 2009

Xinyu Fan, Yusuke Koshikiya, and Fumihiko Ito, "Full polarimetric phase-noise-compensated optical-frequency-domain reflectometry for distributed measurement of high-PMD fibers," Opt. Lett. 35, 25-27 (2010)

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