Fabrication and Characterization of a Mode-selective 45-Mode Spatial Multiplexer based on Multi-Plane Light Conversion
Satyanarayana Bade, Bertrand Denolle, Gauthier Trunet, Nicolas Riguet, Pu Jian, Olivier Pinel, Guillaume Labroille
CAILabs, 38 boulevard Albert 1er, 35200 Rennes, France
Abstract: The fabrication of 45 spatial mode multiplexers is reported for the first time. The multiplexers based on Multi-Plane Light Conversion show an average 4 dB insertion loss and -28 dB cross-talk across the C band.