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Multicore fiber technologies toward practical use
Author(s): Ryuichi Sugizaki; Masanori Takahashi; Koichi Maeda; Shigehiro Takasaka; Masayoshi Tsukamoto
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Paper Abstract

Space division multiplexing (SDM) technologies are promising to respond to the demands of the increasing transmission capacity. Multicore fiber (MCF) is the one of the major candidate for fibers for future systems. In order to put MCF into practical use, many technologies such as cabling, connectors, fan-out devices are necessity. After installing MCF into field, adoption of SDM amplifier is also important to suppress the increase of power consumption. In this manuscript, several technologies enabling MCF installing in the real systems are summarized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2020
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11308, Metro and Data Center Optical Networks and Short-Reach Links III, 113080O (31 January 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2544654
Show Author Affiliations
Ryuichi Sugizaki, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Masanori Takahashi, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Koichi Maeda, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Shigehiro Takasaka, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Masayoshi Tsukamoto, Furukawa Electric Co., Ltd. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11308:
Metro and Data Center Optical Networks and Short-Reach Links III
Atul K. Srivastava; Madeleine Glick; Youichi Akasaka, Editor(s)

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