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Determination of structural parameter variations in single-mode optical fibres by time-domain reflectometry

M.P.Gold, A.H.Hartog


Backscatter measurements on single-mode fibres reveal apparent changes in local attenuation resulting from backscatter factor variations. The detailed shape of the backscatter waveforms is compared to known variations of fibre parameters.

Electronics Letters (1982) Vol.18(12) pp.489-490

doi: 10.1049/el:19820332

Southampton ePrint id: 78641


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