Wavelength Selective Switch for Commercial Multimode Fiber Supporting 576 Spatial Channels

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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Chen, Haoshuo; Fontaine, Nicolas K.; Ryf, Roland; Huang, Bin; Velzquez-Bentez, Amado; Jin, Cang; Ercan, Burcu; Neilson, David T. (Bell Laboratories, Nokia, 791 Holmdel Rd., Holmdel, NJ 07733, USA)

We demonstrate a 1x16 wavelength selective switch with commercial multimode fibers (OM3) supporting 36 spatial modes. It provides a switch throughput of 576 spatial channels with a modedependent loss below 5.5 dB.