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Optical time domain reflectrometry measurements in a 4km passively mode-locked fibre ring laser

V.J.Matsas, T.P.Newson and D.N.Payne


The first experimental Rayleigh backscatter measurements in a passively modelocked fibre ring laser are reported. The Rayleigh backscatter data were used to identify and estimate splice losses as well as the back reflection of the intracavity optical isolator.

Electronics Letters (1993) Vol.29(18) pp.1602-1603

doi: 10.1049/el:19931067

Southampton ePrint id: 78281


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