Advances in optical time domain reflectometry

Mitsuhiro Tateda, Tsuneo Horiguchi

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Advances in optical time-domain reflectometry (OTDR), such as enlargement of dynamic range, enhancement in resolution, reduction of noise intrinsic to single-mode fibers, and increase in user friendliness of the equipment, are reviewed. The gated detection technique and recent progress in OTDR are presented. Future optical network diagnostics are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1217-1224
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Aug
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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