Intermediate Mode Interchange for Reduction of Differential Mode-Group Delay in Weakly-Coupled 6-Mode Fiber Transmission Line
Y. Wakayama1, D. Souma1, K. Igarashi1,2, H. Taga1, T. Tsuritani1
1 KDDI R&D Laboratories, 2 Osaka University
Optical Fiber Communication Conference, M3E.6 (2016).
Abstract: Intermediate mode interchange using low-crosstalk mode multiplexer/demultiplexer in a 6 mode-division multiplexed transmission line has been demonstrated. We experimentally confirmed the reduction of differential mode group delay and tap size in 12×12 MIMO.