Measurement of Polarization-Mode Dispersion
Polarization-mode dispersion is defined and characterized,using Poincare sphere and Jones matrix concepts. Interferometric, wavelength scanning, and Jones matrix eigenanalysis measurement methods are described. Instrumentation, especially the HP 8509B lightwave polarization analyzer, is discussed.
by Brian L. Heffner and Paul R. Hernday
Article 1 - feb95a4.pdf
Jones Calculus - feb95a4a.pdf
The Poincare Sphere - feb95a4b.pdf
The HP 8509A/B Lightwave Polarization Analyzer - feb95a4c.pdf
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