Fast measurement of local PMD with high spatial resolution using stimulated Brillouin scattering

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Thvenaz, Luc (EPFL, STI-NAM, Station 11, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland)
Mafang, Stella Foaleng (EPFL)
Nikls, Marc (Omnisens)

Local beat length with a 21.5cm spatial resolution is measured in one second along a single mode fibre using the polarisation dependence of stimulated Brillouin scattering, in a non-destructive and simple way.