Effects of Core Count/Layout and Twisting Condition on Spatial Mode Dispersion in Coupled Multi-Core Fibers

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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Hayashi, Tetsuya; Nagashima, Takuji; Taru, Toshiki (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., 1, Taya-cho, Sakae-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa, 244-8588, Japan)
Chen, Haoshuo; Fontaine, Nicolas K.; Ryf, Roland; Essiambre, Rene-Jean (Bell Labs, Nokia, 791 Holmdel-Keyport Rd, Holmdel, NJ, 07733, USA)

We investigated the dependence of the spatial-mode dispersion (SMD) of coupled-core fibers on core count/layout and twisting conditions. The results indicate the importance of the core count/layout design optimization taking account of the twisting conditions.