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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 10 — May. 9, 2011
  • pp: 9056–9065

Holographic mode-selective launch for bandwidth enhancement in multimode fiber

Angela Amphawan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 10, pp. 9056-9065 (2011)

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With rapidly growing bandwidth demands in Local Area Networks, it is imperative to support next generation speeds beyond 40Gbit/s. Various holographic optimization techniques using spatial light modulators have recently been explored for adaptive channel impulse response improvement of MMF links. Most of these experiments are algorithmic-oriented. In this paper, a set of lenses and a spatial light modulator, acting as a binary amplitude filter, played the pivotal role in generating the input modal electric field into a graded-index MMF, rather than algorithms. By using a priori theoretical information to generate the incident modal electric field at the MMF, the bandwidth was increased by up to 3.4 times.

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OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(090.0090) Holography : Holography

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: February 16, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2011
Published: April 25, 2011

Angela Amphawan, "Holographic mode-selective launch for bandwidth enhancement in multimode fiber," Opt. Express 19, 9056-9065 (2011)

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