6-mode Spatial Multiplexer with Low Loss and High Selectivity for Transmission over Few Mode Fiber

OFC Conference (2015)

Section : Fiber Networks
Publication date: 2015

P. Genevaux1, C. Simonneau1, G. Labroille2, B. Denolle2, O. Pinel2, P. Jian2, J.-F. Morizur2, G. Charlet1

1 Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs, 2 CAILabs

Optical Fiber Communication Conference, W1A.5 (2015).

Abstract: We present a spatial 6-mode multiplexer with low loss and high mode selectivity. We demonstrate 100Gbit/s error-free transmission over 20km for 6 modes and over 40km bi-directional transmission with 3 modes in each direction.