A Transition Matrix Analysis of the Hinge Model

@article{Yevick2008ATM,
  title={A Transition Matrix Analysis of the Hinge Model},
  author={D. Yevick and Michael Reimer and Maurice O'Sullivan},
  journal={OFC/NFOEC 2008 - 2008 Conference on Optical Fiber Communication/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference},
  year={2008},
  pages={1-3}
}
We adapt the transition matrix procedure to time-dependent effects in communication systems and subsequently calculate the outage-time statistics resulting from polarization mode dispersion (PMD) in the hinge model.