Optical Amplifier Sharing for Single Mode Fibers: Amplification of 5 non-degenerate Modes in an Elliptical-Core FM-EDFA
J.-B. Trinel1, Y. Quiquempois1, A. Le Rouge1, L. Garcia2, J.-F. Morizur2, G. Labroille2, L. Bigot1
1 PhLAM/IRCICA, 2 CAILabs
European Conference on Optical Communications, We.2.4.3 (2015).
Abstract: In this paper we investigate a possible first step upgrade for long-haul optical communications, before Spatial Division Multiplexing is fully ready. State-of-the-art on few-mode EDFA is sued to integrate amplification function in a single system.