Pb/s, Homogeneous, Single-mode, Multi-Core Fiber Systems

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Puttnam, B. J.; Luis, R. S.; Sakaguchi, J.; Klaus, W.; Delgado Mendinueta, J.-M.; Awaji, Y.; Wada, N. (Photonic Network System Laboratory, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), 4-2-1 Nukui-Kitamachi, Koganei, Tokyo 184-8795, Japan)
Agrell, E. (Dept. of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, 412 96 Gothenburg, Sweden)

We discuss multi Pb/s transmission using homogeneous, single-mode, multi-core fibers. We outline the key components of a recent high capacity demonstration, the consequences of fiber properties and the potential for enhanced efficiency from spatial-super-channel transmission.