Optical and Quantum Electronics

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 1–7 | Cite as

Joint loss measurement using two-point processing

  • R. D. Jeffery
  • J. L. Hullett


We demonstrate that backscatter data processed by the two-point method can provide spatial loss results in a form that allows the immediate interpretation of joint loss. Furthermore, all the joints in a typical repeater span can be compared from the same base line and a threshold level introduced for the rejection or acceptance of joints, a feature which facilitates field measurement.


Communication Network Threshold Level Field Measurement Base Line Loss Measurement 
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© Chapman and Hall Ltd. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Jeffery
    • 1
  • J. L. Hullett
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical & Electronic EngineeringUniversity of Western AustraliaNedlands

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