An iterative, self-correcting system for doing modal control using adaptive optics in a 50μm core diameter multimode fiber (MMF) is designed. It is shown experimentally to reduce the number of modes generated by 300%.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
P. L. Neo, J. P. Freeman, and T. D. Wilkinson, " Modal Control of a 50\mum Core Diameter Multimode Fiber Using a Spatial Light Modulator," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JThA21.
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