Ultra-broadband Integrated Four-Channel Mode-Division-Multiplexing Based on Tapered Mode-Evolution Couplers

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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Wang, Jing; Liu, Lei; Liu, Gordon Ning (Transmission Technology Research Department, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, 518129, China)
Xuan, Yi; Qi, Minghao (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA)

We reported an ultra-broadband integrated four-channel mode-division multiplexing (MDM) scheme based on tapered mode-evolution couplers. This MDM link exhibits a very large −1 dB bandwidth of >180 nm, which is considerably larger than most of the previously reported MDM links.