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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 10 — May. 19, 2014
  • pp: 11488–11497

Mode add/drop multiplexers of LP02 and LP03 modes with two parallel combinative long-period fiber gratings

Liang Fang and Hongzhi Jia  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 10, pp. 11488-11497 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.011488


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Abstract

Two parallel combinative long-period fiber gratings (LPFGs) can convert the fundamental core mode LP01 in a single-mode fiber (SMF) into one desired higher order core mode LP0m in a few-mode fiber (FMF), in the process of which one specific cladding mode acts as a medium coupled from one fiber to another. Different LP0m modes can be obtained by controlling the grating period of LPFG in FMF to meet the phase matching condition. In this article we focus on the design and analyses of LP02 and LP03 mode add / drop multiplexers (MADMs). This device has some advantages of facile and good scalability, and particularly, of eliminating coupling interferences for the ahead multiplexed modes by the posterior MADMs or couplers. Furthermore, the conversion rate of mode power theoretically can approach as much as 98% and the 3dB bandwidth can reach 10nm or more.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 13, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 27, 2014
Published: May 5, 2014

Citation
Liang Fang and Hongzhi Jia, "Mode add/drop multiplexers of LP02 and LP03 modes with two parallel combinative long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Express 22, 11488-11497 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-10-11488


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