Optical Society (The) (OSA) - A Tandem of EMLs as Low-Cost OTDR

2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)

Author(s): Bernhard Schrenk ; Fotini Karinou
Publisher: Optical Society (The) (OSA)
Publication Date: 1 March 2019
Conference Location: San Diego, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 3 March 2019
Page(s): 1 - 3
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-943580-53-8

A polarization-immune coherent OTDR is realized through EML technology. Multiple reflections with an ORL of 42.5dB can be resolved in 20ms with <10% error. Using just two EMLs, Fresnel... View More