Nonlinear Spatially Resolved Interferometer for Distance Resolved Power and Gain Tilt Measurement
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Shiner, A. D.; Borowiec, A.; Reimer, M.; Charlton, D.; O’Sullivan, M. (Ciena Corporation, 3500 Carling Ave., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
A new experimental technique for making distance resolved measurements of the wavelength dependent power profile and gain evolution in multi-span telecommunications fiber links is demonstrated. Results for a 10x80km span link agree with directly measured powers to within 0.3 dB.