We present a statistical analysis of MPI in bend-insensitive fibers and show that MPI penalty is minimized for a cable cutoff distribution centered at 1200 nm with the maximum value less than 1260 nm.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
M. Li, X. Chen, P. Dainese, J. J. Englebert, C. Saravanos, D. Z. Chen, V. X. Jain, R. C. Ditmore, and G. N. Bell, "Statistical Analysis of MPI in Bend-Insensitive Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OTuL1.
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