Optical Society (The) (OSA) - High Spatial Density 6-Mode 7-Core Multicore L-Band Fiber Amplifier

2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)

Author(s): Yongmin Jung ; Masaki Wada ; Taiji Sakamoto ; Saurabh Jain ; Ian A. Davidson ; Pranabesh Barua ; John R. Hayes ; Shaif-Ul Alam ; Kazuhide Nakajima ; David J. Richardson
Publisher: Optical Society (The) (OSA)
Publication Date: 1 March 2019
Conference Location: San Diego, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 3 March 2019
Page(s): 1 - 3
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-943580-53-8

We present high spatial density SDM amplifier (i.e. 6-mode, 7-core multicore fiber amplifier) supporting 42 spatial channels. More than 17 dB average gain is obtained in the L-band with less than... View More