In this paper, we investigate the impact of linear mode coupling on the efficiency of intermodal four-wave mixing and on the group delay statistics in few-mode fibres. The investigation will include not only the weak or strong linear coupling regimes, but also the transition region between them, the intermediate coupling regime. This analysis will allow to assess the level of coupling strength require to suppress the nonlinear distortion in a few-mode fibre below the level of distortion for single-mode propagation without mode coupling.
|Title of host publication||2016 21st European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Jul 2016|
|Event||21st European Conference on Network and Optical Communications - Lisbon, Portugal|
Duration: 1 Jun 2016 → 3 Jun 2016
|Conference||21st European Conference on Network and Optical Communications|
|Abbreviated title||NOC 2016|
|Period||1/06/16 → 3/06/16|
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Funding: EC FP7 (619732-INSPACE and 627545-SOLAS); EPSRC (EP/L000091/1-PEACE)
- few-mode fibres
- linear mode coupling
Ferreira, F. M., MacSuibhne, N., Sánchez, C., Sygletos, S., & Ellis, A. (2016). Suppression of nonlinear distortion in few-mode fibres using strong mode coupling. In 2016 21st European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC) (pp. 41-45). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/NOC.2016.7506983