Optical Continuous Wave Reflectometer

An instrument used to characterize a Fiber optic Link wherein an unmodulated signal is transmitted through the link and the resulting Light scattered and reflected back to the input is measured. Useful in estimating component Reflectance and link optical return loss.




Related Terms
Automatic Optical Inspection,   Back Reflection Optical Return Loss,   Catastrophic Optical Damage,   Continuous Wave Laser,   Continuous Wave Operation,   Dispersive Wave,   Dynamic Magneto Optical Correlator,   Electromagnetic Wave,   Evanescent Wave,   Free Space Optical Interconnect,  

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