Programmable vector mode multiplexer

Nicolas K. Fontaine, Haoshuo Chen, Roland Ryf, David Neilson, Juan Carlos Alvarado, John Van Weerdenburg, Rodrigo Amezcua-Correa, Chigo Okonkwo, Joel Carpenter

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We demonstrate a programmable vector mode multiplexer using a low-loss spatial light phase modulator that can multiplex 10 modes. It is reconfigured to generate modes for multi-mode fiber and modes with arbitrary polarization including linear, radial, and azimuthal.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication43rd European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2017
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5386-5624-2
ISBN (Print)978-1-5386-4993-0
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2018
Event43rd European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2017) - Gothenburg, Sweden
Duration: 17 Sept 201721 Sept 2017
Conference number: 43


Conference43rd European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2017)
Abbreviated titleECOC 2017
OtherThe largest conference on optical communication in Europe and
one of the largest and most prestigious events in this field worldwide.
Held in Gothenburg, Sweden 17-21 September 2017.
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