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Practical Coherent Otdr At 1.3 m
Author(s): S. Wright; R. E. Epworth; D. F. Smith; J. P. King
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Paper Abstract

The performance of a coherent OTDR system operating at 1.3 μm is described. Two sources have been used - a Nd:YAG laser and a semiconductor laser with increased coherence. With the latter source, greater than 24 dB one way range has been achieved with accurate determination of fault magnitude.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0514, 2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84, (12 November 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.945111
Show Author Affiliations
S. Wright, Standard Telecommunication Laboratories Ltd. (England)
R. E. Epworth, Standard Telecommunication Laboratories Ltd. (England)
D. F. Smith, Standard Telecommunication Laboratories Ltd. (England)
J. P. King, Standard Telecommunication Laboratories Ltd. (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0514:
2nd Intl Conf on Optical Fiber Sensors: OFS'84
Ralf Th. Kersten; Rainer Kist, Editor(s)

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