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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3693–3698

Few Mode Transmission Fiber With Low DGD, Low Mode Coupling, and Low Loss

Lars Grüner-Nielsen, Yi Sun, Jeffrey W. Nicholson, Dan Jakobsen, Kim G. Jespersen, Robert Lingle, Jr., and Bera Pálsdóttir

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, Issue 23, pp. 3693-3698 (2012)

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A transmission fiber for mode division multiplexing supporting LP01 and LP11 modes, with low differential group delay, low mode coupling, and low loss for both modes is presented. Spatially and spectrally resolved mode imaging (S2 imaging) is used for characterization.

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Lars Grüner-Nielsen, Yi Sun, Jeffrey W. Nicholson, Dan Jakobsen, Kim G. Jespersen, Robert Lingle, Jr., and Bera Pálsdóttir, "Few Mode Transmission Fiber With Low DGD, Low Mode Coupling, and Low Loss," J. Lightwave Technol. 30, 3693-3698 (2012)

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