Improved Method for Measuring Inter-Core Crosstalk in Multi-Core Fibres Using a Near-Infrared Camera

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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Saitoh, Shota; Amma, Yoshimichi; Sasaki, Yusuke; Takenaga, Katsuhiro; Aikawa, Kazuhiko (Advanced Technology Laboratory, Fujikura Ltd., 1440, Mutsuzaki, Sakura, Chiba, 285-8550, Japan)

We present an improved method that enables measurement of crosstalk as low as approximately −50 dB using a near-infrared camera. Measured results of a 32-core fibre are in good agreement with those by the conventional method using a power meter.