Are few-mode fibres a practical solution to the capacity crunch?


In this paper, we compare the nonlinear Shannon capacity of few-mode fibre systems operating with spatial-temporal digital signal processing to the nonlinear Shannon capacity of single-mode fibre systems operating with spectral-temporal digital signal processing. Combining these results with estimates of digital signal processing complexity for each option offers valuable insights to system designers.

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Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)
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Event Title: 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2013-06-23 - 2013-06-27
Uncontrolled Keywords: nonlinear Shannon capacity, few-mode fibre, spatial multiplexing,Computer Networks and Communications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
ISBN: 978-1-4799-0683-3, 978-1-4799-0683-3
Last Modified: 05 Feb 2024 08:02
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2014 11:15
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2013
Authors: Ellis, Andrew (ORCID Profile 0000-0002-0417-0547)
Doran, Nick (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-8309-8805)



Version: Accepted Version

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