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A transmitter for calibrating the extinction ratio of optical receivers

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Author(s)

Jeffrey A. Jargon, Xiaoxia Wu, Paul D. Hale, Klaus M. Engenhardt, Alan Willner

Abstract

We describe a transmitter being developed at the National Institute of Standards and Technology for calibrating extinction ratio measurements of optical receivers. Preliminary measurement results are presented, and major uncertainty components are discussed.
Proceedings Title
Tech. Dig., Optical Fiber Communication Conf. (OFC)
Conference Dates
March 22-26, 2009
Conference Location
San Diego, CA

Keywords

calibrate, extinction ratio, optical receiver, uncertainty

Citation

Jargon, J. , Wu, X. , Hale, P. , Engenhardt, K. and Willner, A. (2009), A transmitter for calibrating the extinction ratio of optical receivers, Tech. Dig., Optical Fiber Communication Conf. (OFC), San Diego, CA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=33200 (Accessed May 25, 2024)

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Created March 20, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017