Abstract (40-Word Limit): We demonstrate the first MDM scheme using OAM states over 1.1 km of fiber enabled by a SLM-based mux/de-mux scheme and a specialty fiber. Subsystem was used to successfully transmit data at 400 Gb/s (4-modes, 50 GBaud QPSK, 1550nm).
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(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(050.4865) Diffraction and gratings : Optical vortices
N. Bozinovic, Y. Yue, Y. Ren, M. Tur, P. Kristensen, A. Willner, and S. Ramachandran, "Orbital Angular Momentum (OAM) Based Mode Division Multiplexing (MDM) over a Km-length Fiber," in European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper Th.3.C.6.
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