Low-Loss 25.3km Few-Mode Ring-Core Fibre for Mode-Division Multiplexed Transmission

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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Jung, Yongmin; Kang, Qiongyue; Alam, Shaiful; Richardson, David J. (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK)
Zhou, Hongyan; Zhang, Rui; Chen, Su; Wang, Honghai; Yang, Yucheng (State Key Laboratory of Optical Fiber and Cable Manufacture Technology, Yangtze Optical Fibre and Cable Joint Stock Limited Company, Wuhan, China)
Jin, Xianqing; Payne, Frank P. (University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, UK)

We report the design, fabrication and characterisation of a few-mode ring-core fibre supporting 4 mode groups. The low loss (~0.3dB/km) and length (25.3km) are both records for a ring-core fibre.