Accession Number : ADP000595

Title :   Computer Controlled Optical Time Domain Reflectometer Monitoring of Lightguide Cable Installations,

Corporate Author : BELL TELEPHONE LABS INC NORCROSS GA

Personal Author(s) : Judy,Arthur F. ; Fangmann,Robert E. ; Swiderski,Michael J.

Report Date : NOV 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A computer controlled Optical Time Domain Reflectometer was used to monitor and measure fiber loss during the first Bell System installation of lightguide cable using standard plowing methods. The tests showed that the plowing operation had no measurable effect on fiber loss. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Fiber optics transmission lines, *Electric cables, *Electric wire, *Symposia, *Computer applications, *Control, Time domain, Installation, Reflectometers, Lightweight, Monitoring, International, Copper

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE