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MIMO signal processing in mode-division multiplexing systems
Author(s): Sercan O. Arik; Daulet Askarov; Joseph M. Kahn
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Paper Abstract

We present the fundamentals of multi-input multi-output (MIMO) signal processing for mode-division multiplexing (MDM) in multi-mode fiber. We review group delay management techniques that minimize adaptation time and complexity in MIMO signal processing. We describe long-period fiber grating (LPFG) devices for introducing strong mode coupling, which represent a promising practical approach for group delay management. We analyze MIMO equalization complexity, adaptation time and throughput efficiency for MDM systems employing LPFG devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2015
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 9388, Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VII, 938802 (7 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2081299
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Sercan O. Arik, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Daulet Askarov, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Joseph M. Kahn, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9388:
Optical Metro Networks and Short-Haul Systems VII
Atul K. Srivastava; Benjamin B. Dingel; Achyut K. Dutta, Editor(s)

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