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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2012
  • pp: 1386–1392

Characterization of Multimode Fiber by Selective Mode Excitation

Joel Carpenter and Timothy D. Wilkinson

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, Issue 10, pp. 1386-1392 (2012)

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Each mode of a 2 km 50 μm OM2 grade multimode fiber is precisely excited at multiple orientations using a binary phase spatial light modulator (SLM) to generate a detailed modal description of the fiber and minimize modal dispersion over 4.5 THz of optical bandwidth.

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Joel Carpenter and Timothy D. Wilkinson, "Characterization of Multimode Fiber by Selective Mode Excitation," J. Lightwave Technol. 30, 1386-1392 (2012)

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