Experimental demonstration of Compact and Robust All-Fiber Orbital Angular Momentum Generator

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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Zeng, Xinglin; Li, Yan; Tian, Yongjie; Li, Wei; Wu, Jian (State Key Laboratory of Information Photonics and Optical Communications, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100876, China)
Mo, Qi (Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies Co. Ltd, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China & Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China)
Liu, Zhijian (Fiberhome Telecommunication Technologies Co. Ltd, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China)

An all-fiber scalar orbital angular momentum generator is demonstrated by cascading mode selective coupler and few mode-polarization maintaining fiber. With the compactness and robustness, this generator may play a key role in space division multiplexing systems.