Advances in Optical Time-Domain Reflectometry

Mitsuhiro Tateda, Tsuneo Horiguchi

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This paper reviews advances in optical time-domain reflectometry such as enlargement of dynamic range, enhancement in resolution, reduction of noise intrinsic to single-mode fibers, and increase in user friendliness of the equipment. Future optical network diagnostics are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1217-1224
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Aug
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics


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