Benefits of Mode Multiplexed Free-Space Transmission (Invited Paper)

Yiming Li, Zhaozhong Chen, Zhouyi Hu, David M. Benton, Abdallah A. I. Ali, Mohammed Patel, Martin P. J. Lavery, Andrew D. Ellis

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication


In this invited paper, we review our recent progress on the digital signal processing algorithms for mode-division multiplexed free-space optical transmission systems. The results show enhanced spectral efficiency and turbulence resiliency in free-space transmissions.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2023 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference (OECC)
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-6654-6213-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-6654-6214-3
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2023

Publication series

Name2023 Opto-Electronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2023

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Research supported by EPSRC under grant numbers EP/T009047/1, EP/T009012/1, EP/S003436/1, and EP/S016171/1. Research supported by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 713694, and Future and Emerging Technologies Open grant agreement Super-pixels No. 829116.

Publisher Copyright:
© 2023 IEEE.


  • digital signal processing
  • free-space optics
  • mode-division multiplexing
  • successive interference cancellation.


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