Optimum Capacity Utilization in Space-Division Multiplexed Transmission Systems with Multimode Fibers

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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Rademacher, Georg; Schmidt, Friederike; Petermann, Klaus (Technische Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Hochfrequenztechnik, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin, Germany)

For maximum capacity utilization, all spatial channels in space-division multiplexed transmission systems are desired to perform equally. We show that an optimized per-mode power is capable of increasing the overall system OSNR.