We reviewed recent works on optical transmission using OAM modes. Free-space OAM transmissions with 100.8Tbit/s capacity, 230.1bit/s/Hz spectral efficiency and 1.6-Tbit/s fiber OAM transmission were demonstrated. OAM networking functionalities and future challenges were discussed.
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(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication
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