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Setting the OTDR for its distance scale calibration
Author(s): E. Castellanos; J. C. Bermudez; I. Serroukh
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Paper Abstract

An appropriate setting of the OTDR can help to improve the calibration reducing the uncertainty of measurements. We present some criterions for setting the Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) for its distance scale calibration by means of a Recirculting Delay Line (RDL). The evaluation of some parameters such as location of the event, span of measurements, distance range and pulse width were carry out experimentally using a RDL calibrating system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 February 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 6046, Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry, 60461S (10 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.674597
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E. Castellanos, Ctr. Nacional de Metrología (Mexico)
J. C. Bermudez, Ctr. Nacional de Metrología (Mexico)
I. Serroukh, Ctr. Nacional de Metrología (Mexico)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6046:
Fifth Symposium Optics in Industry
Eric Rosas; Rocío Cardoso; Juan C. Bermudez; Oracio Barbosa-García, Editor(s)

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