Continuous-wave backreflection measurement of polarization mode dispersion

@article{Corsi1999ContinuouswaveBM,
  title={Continuous-wave backreflection measurement of polarization mode dispersion},
  author={Francesco Corsi and Andrea Galtarossa and Luca Palmieri and M. Schiano and Tiziana Tambosso},
  journal={IEEE Photonics Technology Letters},
  year={1999},
  volume={11},
  pages={451-453}
}
Experimental results of continuous-wave polarization mode dispersion (PMD) measurements are presented. The proposed technique is based on the backscattered signal given by the Fresnel reflection at the fiber far-end. Experimental statistical distribution of the differential group delay of the round-trip is reported. It presents a Rayleigh distribution whose mean value is simply related to the fiber mean differential group delay. Finally, the statistical distribution of the round-trip dispersion… CONTINUE READING

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