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PMD measurement techniques and how to avoid the pitfalls

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Author(s)

Paul A. Williams

Abstract

This chapter presents a practical guide to PMD measurements including descriptions of the various measurement techniques and discussion of their associated sources of measurement error. Methods for mitigating these error sources are also discussed.
Citation
Journal of Optical and Fiber Communications Reports
Publisher Info
Springer, New York, NY

Keywords

DGD, differential group delay, optical fiber metrology, PMD, polarization-mode dispersion

Citation

Williams, P. (2004), PMD measurement techniques and how to avoid the pitfalls, Springer, New York, NY, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31553 (Accessed June 10, 2023)
Created November 1, 2004, Updated February 17, 2017