Experimental Evaluation of RF Crosstalk in Multicore Fibers for Radio over Fiber Applications

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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Galve Higon, Jose Manuel; Gasulla, Ivana; Sales, Salvador; Capmany, Jose (Universitat Politécnica de Valencia, 46022 Valencia, Spain)
Alves, Tiago; Cartaxo, Adolfo (Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal)

We present a simple theoretical formalism and experimental characterization of RF crosstalk due to inter-core coupling in homogeneous Multicore Fibers. Measurements confirm the behaviour predicted by the model. The results are relevant for the design of radio over fiber systems.