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Clip-on fiber identifier using digital lightpath labels
Author(s): Mark D. Feuer; Vinay A. Vaishampayan
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Paper Abstract

We demonstrate a reader for digital lightpath labels that can be clipped onto a fiber to allow identification of lightpaths in the fiber without disturbing service traffic. Label error-rate measurements of labeled signals at ~10Gb/s confirm that simple fiber bends serve as effective clip-on power taps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 2009
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 7632, Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VII, 763220 (1 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.851216
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Mark D. Feuer, AT&T Labs. - Research (United States)
Vinay A. Vaishampayan, AT&T Labs. - Research (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7632:
Optical Transmission Systems, Switching, and Subsystems VII
Dominique Chiaroni, Editor(s)

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