06972574 is referenced by 8 patents and cites 16 patents.

An apparatus for monitoring the integrity of a wire is provided, which includes a TDR instrument for generating a pulse waveform for transmission through the wire. The apparatus also includes a function generator for generating an electrical or non-electrical forcing waveform for transmission through the wire. The pulse waveform is transmitted through the wire in combination with the forcing waveform and a detector measures a change in dissipation factor values along the wire.

Title
Method and apparatus for monitoring integrity of wires or electrical cables
Application Number
10/720236
Publication Number
6972574 (B2)
Application Date
November 25, 2003
Publication Date
December 6, 2005
Inventor
Rollin Van Alstine
Lecanto
FL, US
Gregory Allan
McDonald
PA, US
Agent
Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
Assignee
CM Technologies Corporation
PA, US
IPC
G01R 031/11
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