Fibers with High Numbers of Modes and Low DMGDs

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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Sillard, Pierre; Bigot-Astruc, Marianne; Molin, Denis (Prysmian Group, Parc des Industries Artois Flandres, 644 boulevard Est, Billy Berclau, 62092 Haisnes Cedex, France)
Jongh, Koen de; Achten, Frank (Prysmian Group, Zwaanstraat 1, 5651 CA Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

Fibers with high numbers of spatial modes (≥15) and low DMGDs (<90ps/km) are designed and fabricated. In such fibers, the highest-order modes are not used to reduce the impacts of cladding and DMGD sensitivity to process variability.