Indirect technique of measuring Raman gain efficiency distribution based on OTDR

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Ohashi, Masaharu (Osaka Prefecture University , 1-1, Gakuen-cho, Naka, Sakai, Osaka)
Yamashita, Ikuo (Kansai Electric Power, 3-11-20 Nakoji, Amagasaki, Hyogo, 661-0974 Japan)

An indirect technique is proposed for measuring Raman gain efficiency distribution by using OTDR. Raman gain efficiency is estimated easily from the relative-index difference and MFD, which can be measured by the bidirectional OTDR method.