1 September 1993 Measuring chromatic dispersion and modal interference with an optical time-domain reflectometer
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Optical Engineering, 32(9), (1993). doi:10.1117/12.145049
Abstract
Introducing a wavelength-tunable source and a wavemeter, make it possible to modify a conventional optical time-domain reflectometer (OTDR) to measure chromatic dispersion and modal interference levels in addition to transmission attenuation, return loss, and fiber length.
Vincent C. Y. So, Michel Lessard, Paul J. Vella, "Measuring chromatic dispersion and modal interference with an optical time-domain reflectometer," Optical Engineering 32(9), (1 September 1993). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.145049
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Dispersion

Signal attenuation

Reflectometry

Wavelength tuning

Single mode fibers

Refractive index

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