Nonlinear semi-analytical model for simulation of few-mode fiber transmission

Ferreira, Filipe, Jansen, Sander, Monteiro, Paulo and Silva, Henrique (2012). Nonlinear semi-analytical model for simulation of few-mode fiber transmission. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24 (4), pp. 240-242.

Abstract

In this letter, a nonlinear semi-analytical model (NSAM) for simulation of few-mode fiber transmission is proposed. The NSAM considers the mode mixing arising from the Kerr effect and waveguide imperfections. An analytical explanation of the model is presented, as well as simulation results for the transmission over a two mode fiber (TMF) of 112 Gb/s using coherently detected polarization multiplexed quadrature phase-shift-keying modulation. The simulations show that by transmitting over only one of the two modes on TMFs, long-haul transmission can be realized without increase of receiver complexity. For a 6000-km transmission link, a small modal dispersion penalty is observed in the linear domain, while a significant increase of the nonlinear threshold is observed due to the large core of TMF.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2011.2177250
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences
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Uncontrolled Keywords: few-mode fibers,multimode fibers,nonlinear fiber optics,optical fiber communication,optical fibers,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
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Published Date: 2012-02-15
Authors: Ferreira, Filipe ( 0000-0002-1533-843X)
Jansen, Sander
Monteiro, Paulo
Silva, Henrique

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