12.5Gbps/ch Transmission in Polymer Waveguide with 4-Channel Circular Graded-Index Cores

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Ishigure, Takaaki; Takeyoshi, Yusuke (Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, 3-14-1, Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama Japan)

Multimode polymer waveguides with 4-channel circular graded-index cores are fabricated. Because of the parabolic index profile, very low-loss (0.029dB/cm) and high-bandwidth (83Gbps m) are achieved, and a transmission of 12.5-Gbps for 3 m is demonstrated.