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Measurements of attenuation parameters of optical components with microwave fiber optic network analysis
Author(s): Andrea A. Fellegara; M. Giaconi; Gaetano Vespasiano
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Paper Abstract

In this paper a method for determining the attenuation parameters of optical components is introduced. Measurements of insertion loss and return loss are performed by using an RF network analyzer with an appropriate optical test set. System performances and accuracy are evaluated in the time domain at ?= 1300 and 1550 nm wavelength. Measurements of various optical connectors are also provided.

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Date Published: 1 February 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1580, Fiber Optic Components and Reliability, (1 February 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.135391
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Andrea A. Fellegara, ITALTEL CERM-AQ (Italy)
M. Giaconi, Scuola Superiore (Italy)
Gaetano Vespasiano, Scuola Superiore (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1580:
Fiber Optic Components and Reliability
Paul M. Kopera; Dilip K. Paul, Editor(s)

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