MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES FOR OPTICAL FIBER CABLES.

Masamitsu Tokuda, Mizuho Nakahira, Tsuneo Horiguchi

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Abstract

This paper describes measurement equipment developed for evaluating transmission characteristics of long optical transmission line. The equipment for the transmission bandwidth measurement is stabilized by coupling an oblique-cut fiber to a laser diode and by superimposing a low frequency signal onto the baseband signal. Optical loss in 5 km a transmission line can be measured using the optical time domain reflectometer with a gated photomultiplier and digital averaging. An optical fiber identifier, utilizing radiation power due to fiber bends, is also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1198-1210
Number of pages13
JournalReports of the Electrical Communication Laboratory
Volume29
Issue number11-12
Publication statusPublished - 1981 Jan 1

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    Tokuda, M., Nakahira, M., & Horiguchi, T. (1981). MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES FOR OPTICAL FIBER CABLES. Reports of the Electrical Communication Laboratory, 29(11-12), 1198-1210.