19 November 1985 Dispersion Measurements Of Single Mode And Multimode Optical Fibers
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Both time domain and frequency domain techniques have become well established for measuring the bandwidth of multimode optical fibers. The bandwidth of single mode fibers is much more source-dependent, however, and hence dispersion (or the zero dispersion wavelength) is used instead to characterize the information capacity. Dispersion can be determined by measuring pulse delay, phase shift, or fringe visibility as a function of wavelength.
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William B. Gardner, "Dispersion Measurements Of Single Mode And Multimode Optical Fibers", Proc. SPIE 0559, Fiber Optics: Short-Haul and Long-Haul Measurements and Applications III, (19 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.949583; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.949583
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