Simple Modal Analysis Method for Multi-Mode Fibers

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Blin, Stéphane; Nguyen, Duc Minh; Nguyen, Thanh Nam; Thual, Monique; Chartier, Thierry (Laboratoire Foton, CNRS / Université de Rennes 1 (UMR 6082), Enssat, BP 80518, 22305 Lannion cedex, France)
Provino, Laurent (Perfos, 11 rue Louis de Broglie, 22300 Lannion, France)

We demonstrate a simple technique to measure the modal content of a multi-mode optical fiber by using a tunable source and a camera, and processing the near-field images measured at the fiber output.