Optimal conditions for multiplexing information into ring-core optical fibers

  title={Optimal conditions for multiplexing information into ring-core optical fibers},
  author={S. Rojas-Rojas and G. Ca{\~n}as and G. Saavedra and Esteban Sepulveda and S. Walborn and G. Lima},
In optical communications, space-division multiplexing is a promising strategy to augment the fiber network capacity. It relies on modern fiber designs that support the propagation of multiple spatial modes. One of these fibers, the ring-core fiber (RCF), is able to propagate modes that carry orbital angular momentum (OAM), and has been shown to enhance not only classical, but also quantum communication systems. Typically, the RCF spatial modes are used as orthogonal transmission channels for… Expand

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