Amplification of 5 modes carrying each 100Gb/s with a few mode EDFA
P. Genevaux1, C. Simonneau1, G. Le Cocq2, Y. Quiquempois2, L. Bigot2, J.-F. Morizur3, G. Charlet1
1 Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, 2 Phlam, 3 CAILabs
Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Tu3C.5 (2015).
Abstract: We built an optical Few Mode Amplifier supporting 5 modes. Careful design and characterization enable us to obtain moderate crosstalk for all modes. Simultaneous amplification of 100Gbits/ PDM-QPSK signal over 5 modes is demonstrated.