Design and Modal Analysis of Few-Mode Fibers for Spatial Division Multiplexing

  • Bhagyalaxmi Behera
  • S. K. Varshney
  • Mihir Narayan Mohanty
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 109)


Few-mode fibers (FMFs) are promising solutions to mitigate the capacity crisis in fiber-optic communication by supporting space-division multiplexing (SDM), and mode-division multiplexing (MDM). In this work, we have proposed a modified-graded-index fiber profile that effectively supports four linearly-polarized (LP) modes with low bending loss and has a large mode area. This design claims to support mode multiplexed transmission in C-band.


Few-mode fibers (FMFs) Mode-division multiplexing Space- division multiplexing Bending loss C-band 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bhagyalaxmi Behera
    • 1
  • S. K. Varshney
    • 2
  • Mihir Narayan Mohanty
    • 1
  1. 1.ITER, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)BhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electronics and Electrical Communication EngineeringIIT KharagpurKharagpurIndia

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