Characterization of a fiber-coupled 36-core 3-mode photonic lantern spatial multiplexer

Simon Rommel, José Manuel Delgado Mendinueta, Werner Klaus, Jun Sakaguchi, Juan Jose Vegas Olmos, Yoshinari Awaji, Idelfonso Tafur Monroy, Naoya Wada

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A fiber-coupled 108-port photonic lantern spatial-MUX is characterized with a spatially-diverse optical vector network analyzer. Insertion loss, mode-dependent losses, and time response are measured, showing significant mode mixing at a fiber splice.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvanced Photonics, Networks 2017
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
ISBN (Print)978-1-943580-30-9
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventPhotonic Networks and Devices 2017 - Louisiana, United States
Duration: 24 Jul 201728 Jul 2017


ConferencePhotonic Networks and Devices 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States


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