Time Domain Reflectometer


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Time Domain Reflectometer

(hardware, networking)
(TDR) An electronic device for detecting and locating short- or open-circuits in an Ethernet cable. TDRs can also measure how the characteristic impedance of a line varies along its length.
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Zeng, "A long distance phase-sensitive optical time domain reflectometer with simple structure and high locating accuracy," Sensors, vol.
He may think he knows what an optical time domain reflectometer is--or think he should know--but his understanding of the term may be very different from what you meant.
If possible, optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) readings from the actu al fiber path are recommended for engineering the network.
Specifically, time domain reflectometer (TDR) measurements are taken as the radii of the pad, cylinder and ground backoff are varied on a set of experimental vias.
Nokia expands its LoopMaster portfolio with a new expansion card featuring a test head including a loop access card or Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR) card.
Using a time domain reflectometer to measure the liquid water content of soil, the scientists can monitor the extent to which a soil is frozen.
The betrothed contractor was one of two from India who helped Tektronix in Redmond through a peak period during the development of the Fibermaster, an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR).
The solution offers an optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) and an optical spectrum analyzer (OSA) integrated into a 1U box for minimal rack space and improved CAPEX and OPEX.
Based on the end-user, the global optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) market is classified into five types: cable TV, telecommunication, private enterprise network, military and aerospace and others.
[ClickPress, Mon Sep 22 2014] An Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) is an electronic-optical instrument, a combination of a laser source and a detector, which is used to characterize optical fiber.
Optical time domain reflectometer (OTDR) is an opto-electrical device used for optical fiber testing.

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