Space Division Multiplexing in Multimode Fiber for Channel Diversity in Data Communications

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 362)

Abstract

Space division multiplexing (SDM) has recently gained eminence as a means to alleviate data traffic congestion to future-proof current network infrastructure. This paper reports on SDM of a new spiral-phased wavefront comprising modified Laguerre-Gaussian (LG) and Hermite-Gaussian (HG) modes on a wavelength of 1550.12 nm over a 2 km-long MMF. Power coupling coefficients, degenerate mode group delays and bit-error rates are analyzed for different vortex orders.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Angela Amphawan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yousef Fazea
    • 1
  • Mohamed Elshaikh
    • 3
  1. 1.Integrated Optics Group, School of ComputingUniversiti Utara MalaysiaSintokMalaysia
  2. 2.Research Laboratory of ElectronicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  3. 3.School of Computer and Communication EngineeringUniversiti Malaysia PerlisArauMalaysia

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