A High Mode Selectivity and Low Losses Spatial Mode Multiplexer for Transmission using Hybrid Separation
P. Genevaux1, G. Labroille2, J.-F. Morizur2, C. Simonneau1, G. Campbell3, P.-K. Lam3, N. Treps4, P. Brindel1, R. Rios-Muller1, J. Renaudier1, M. Salsi1, G. Charlet1
1Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, 2 CAILabs,3 Australian National University, 4Laboratoire Kastler Brossel
European Conference on Optical Communications, We.1.1.5. (2014).
Abstract:We present a new spatial multiplexer based on a succession of transverse phases that limits modal crosstalk and injection loss. We demonstrate a three mode transmission experiment in 20km-long fiber using optical and digital mode separation.