Novel Optical Fiber Identification Method for PONs Based on Polarization Modulation Caused by Pressure-Induced Retardation
Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria
Proceedings: ECOC 2009
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Enbutsu, Koji; Araki, Noriyuki; Honda, Nazuki; Azuma, Yuji (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)
We proposed a new technique for identifying fibers in PONs using polarization-modulation caused by a transverse force. We demonstrate our method using conventional and bend-insensitive fibers in a branched region below optical splitters.