Cable Crosstalk Impulse Response Measurements

This page describes a collection of measurements which can be used to determine crosstalk impulse responses between twisted pairs of multipair telephone cables.
Gathering this collection of measurements was partially funded by TRIO and use of these measurements is subject to TRIO's conditions which are described in their letter to me; in essence all that TRIO asks is that you share your results with L. S. Lee or Professor David D. Falconer, ddf@sce.carleton.ca . TRIO means Telecommunictions Research Institute of Ontario and it is a non-profit research sponsoring organization. To see a large readable copy of the TRIO authorization letter, please click on the letter:

TRIO Authorization Letter Small


These measurements were described in the following publication.
A. Fung, L. S. Lee and D. D. Falconer, "A facility for near end crosstalk measurements on ISDN subscriber loops," in Conf. Rec. IEEE Globecom 89, vol. 3, (Dallas, TX, USA), pp. 1592-1596, Nov. 27-30, 1989.

These are the last known addresses of the authors. They were valid in 1991. The address for Professor David D. Falconer is known to be currently valid.
1. A. Fung
   Mitel Corporation
   350 Legget Drive
   P. O. Box 13089
   Kanata, Ontario, Canada
   K2K 1X3                            work voice: (613) 592-4784

2. L. S. Lee
   Newbridge Networks Corporation
   600 March Road
   P. O. Box 13600
   Kanata, Ontario, Canada
   K2K 2E6                            work voice: (613) 591-3600

3. Professor David D. Falconer
   Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
   Carleton University                email: ddf@sce.carleton.ca
   Ottawa, Ontario, Canada            work voice: (613) 788-5727
   K1S 5B6                            work voice: (613) 788-5722

Click here for a further description and how to download the measurements.
I am not the author of the measurements. However, we used these measurements in research which was published in the following journal paper.
B. R. Petersen and D. D. Falconer, "Minimum mean-square equalization in cyclostationary and stationary interference - analysis and subscriber- line calculations," IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun., vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 931-941, Aug., 1991.

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This page was created on September 21, 1997 by Brent Petersen.
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