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Title: Fault location in optical networks

Abstract

One apparatus embodiment includes an optical emitter and a photodetector. At least a portion of the optical emitter extends a radial distance from a center point. The photodetector provided around at least a portion of the optical emitter and positioned outside the radial distance of the portion of the optical emitter.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Apple Valley, MN
  2. Mendota Heights, MN
  3. Albuquerque, NM
  4. Tijeras, NM
  5. Schenectady, NY
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
941666
Patent Number(s):
7393145
Application Number:
11/285,244
Assignee:
Lockheed Martin Corporation (Bethesda, MD); Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G02 - OPTICS G02B - OPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

Citation Formats

Stevens, Rick C, Kryzak, Charles J, Keeler, Gordon A, Serkland, Darwin K, Geib, Kent M, and Kornrumpf, William P. Fault location in optical networks. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Stevens, Rick C, Kryzak, Charles J, Keeler, Gordon A, Serkland, Darwin K, Geib, Kent M, & Kornrumpf, William P. Fault location in optical networks. United States.
Stevens, Rick C, Kryzak, Charles J, Keeler, Gordon A, Serkland, Darwin K, Geib, Kent M, and Kornrumpf, William P. Tue . "Fault location in optical networks". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/941666.
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