M1E.3 • 08:45 am - March 4th
Weakly-coupled 6-LP-mode Fiber with Low Differential Mode Attenuation
Marianne Bigot1, Jean-Baptiste Trinel1, Hélène Maerten1, Mathé Van Stralen2, Igor Milicevic2, Laurent Bigot3, Stéphane Plus3, Adrien Masselot3, Rémi Habert3, Christian Simonneau4, Kaoutar Benyahya4, Guillaume Labroille5, Pierre Sillard1;
1Prysmian Group, France; 2Prysmian Group, Netherlands; 3Université de Lille, France; 4Nokia Bell Labs, France; 5Cailabs SAS, France.
We evidence the impact of small angle light scattering on Differential Mode Attenuation (DMA) in few-mode fibers. Based on this finding, we design and fabricate a weakly coupled 6-LP-mode fiber with low DMA.
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Other oral presentations
M2C.4 • 11:30 am - March 4th
Tutorial : Enabling Technologies for Optical Data Center Networks: Spatial Division Multiplexing
You're new in spatial division multiplexing? Or you wish to have a global view of what is up in this field?
You can attend the Tutorial By Lena Wosinska from KTH and Chalmers University which will address challenges and recent developments of SDM techniques for optical datacenters.
W1H • 08:00 am - March 6th
Panel: SDM Technology Solutions for Next Generation Submarine
What are the challenges for next-generation SDM?
On Wednesday, a panel of experts will exchange on the challenges and solutions for implementing massive spatial and spectral multiplexing SDM technology within the unusual design constraints of undersea cable systems.
With Olivier Courtois (Alcatel Submarine Networks), Herve Fevrier (Facebook), Tetsuya Hayashi (Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd.), Emmanuel Le Taillandier de Gabory (NEC Corp.), Robert Lingle (OFS), Erwan Pincemin (Orange Labs France Telecom), Oleg Sinkin (TE SubCom), and Vijay Vusirikala (Google)
W4C.5 • 06:00 pm - March 6th
Characterization of Long Multimode Fiber Links Using Digital Holography
Wish to know more about MMF behavior?
On Wednesday, Mikael Mazur (Chalmer Univ. and Nokia Bell Labs) & al. will show the evolution of mode-dependent loss and crosstalk of a 26.5km fiber span supporting 45 spatial modes.