10 cm spatial resolution and 20 km range full polarimetric reflectometry for distributed DGD measurement of high PMD fibres

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Fan, Xinyu; Koshikiya, Yusuke; Ito, Fumihiko (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, 1-7-1 Hanabatake, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0805, Japan)

Full polarimetric reflectometry is realized with a spatial resolution of 10 cm over 20 km based on phase-noise compensated optical frequency domain reflectometry. Distributed DGD measurement of high PMD fibres is realized using the technology.