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Optical Engineering

Multidiameter optical ring and Hermite–Gaussian vortices for wavelength division multiplexing–mode division multiplexing
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Paper Abstract

Optical vortices are high-capacity data carriers for mode division multiplexing (MDM) in multimode fiber (MMF). This paper reports on the MDM of a combination of helical-phased optical vortices comprising donut modes and Hermite–Gaussian (HG) modes for different radial offsets from the MMF axis. A data rate of 44 Gbps is achieved for wavelength division multiplexing–MDM of two pairs of helical-phased donut mode and HG mode at wavelengths 1550.12 and 1551.72 nm for a MMF length of 1500 m.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 2016
PDF: 9 pages
Opt. Eng. 55(10) 106109 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.55.10.106109
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 55, Issue 10
Show Author Affiliations
Angela Amphawan, Univ. Utara Malaysia (Malaysia)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)
Yousef Fazea, Univ. Utara Malaysia (Malaysia)


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