Coupled Few-mode Multi-core Fibre for Ultra-high Spatial Density Space Division Multiplexing

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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Sakamoto, Takahide; Mori, Takayoshi; Wada, Masaki; Yamamoto, Fumihiko; Nakajima, Kazuhide (NTT Access Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)

We review our recent work on coupled few-mode multi-core fibre and describe a super-mode-based MCF design for suppressing MIMO processing complexity. We also report 125 µm-cladding strongly coupled 3-mode 7-core fibre for reducing inter-core non-uniformity induced differential mode delay.