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Investigation Of Some Factors Affecting The Accuracy Of Fibre Optic Bandwidth Measurements
Author(s): B. Walker; J. M. Williams
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Paper Abstract

Repeatable measurements of the bandwidth of multimode fibres, with a good understanding of the systematic errors involved are required for the design and maintenance of communication systems. A measurement system is described which facilitates a close comparison between results obtained using time and frequency domain techniques. The optical layout provides an alternative to the "cut-back" method for system response measurements. Systematic errors associated with each technique are illustrated and methods to overcome them are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0522, Fibre Optics '85, (22 August 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946223
Show Author Affiliations
B. Walker, National Physical Laboratory (UK)
J. M. Williams, National Physical Laboratory (UK)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0522:
Fibre Optics '85
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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