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High resolution OTDR based on up-conversion photon-counting module
Author(s): Matthieu Legré; Robert Thew; Hugo Zbinden; Nicolas Gisin
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Paper Abstract

We implement an OTDR with photon-counting modules at 1550nm based on sum frequency generation in a PPLN waveguide. The narrow temporal response of those detectors allows achieving a 2-points resolution of few centimetres.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 May 2007
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 6583, Photon Counting Applications, Quantum Optics, and Quantum Cryptography, 65830C (11 May 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.722801
Show Author Affiliations
Matthieu Legré, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland)
Robert Thew, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland)
Hugo Zbinden, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland)
Nicolas Gisin, Univ. of Geneva (Switzerland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6583:
Photon Counting Applications, Quantum Optics, and Quantum Cryptography
Miloslav Dusek; Ivan Prochazka; Mark S. Hillery; Alan L. Migdall; Wolfgang P. Schleich; Alexandre Pauchard, Editor(s)

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