Optical Society (The) (OSA) - Impact of Nonlinear Impairments in MDM Transmissions using Rescaled Multimode Fibers

2019 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC)

Author(s): Marius Brehler ; Peter M. Krummrich
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 show that the nonlinear impairments in mode-division multiplexing systems scale opposite to the spatial density of modes in multimode fibers with a constant numerical aperture.