Abstract

We propose a new method for one-way multipixel image transmission through a multimode optical fiber (MOF). The method is based on the two-pass method, in which a light field bearing an image makes a round trip through a MOF. One-way multipixel image transmission can be realized even through a long and/or winding MOF in which the fiber modes are strongly scrambled with a tandem arrangement of two photorefractive crystals to generate a precise phase-conjugated wave. In this study, images of two pixels (2-bit data) are transmitted through a 100-m MOF more than 20 times for one recording of holograms onto a photorefractive Bi12SiO20 crystal. We also show that a reference beam with a distorted wave front can be utilized, which is transmitted by another MOF instead of a single-mode optical fiber.

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[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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[CrossRef]

A. Yariv, Y. Tomita, and K. Kyuma, “Theoretical model for modal dispersal of polarization information and its recovery by phase conjugation,” Opt. Lett. 11, 809–811 (1986).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1985 (1)

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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Bobrinev, V. I.

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Chang, T. Y.

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Dunning, G. J.

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Fischer, B.

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

Gover, A.

Hong, J. H.

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[CrossRef]

Kwong, S.-K.

K. Kyuma, A. Yariv, and S.-K. Kwong, “Polarization recovery in phase conjugation by modal dispersal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 617–619 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Kyuma, K.

Lee, C. P.

Levy, U.

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[CrossRef]

Lind, R. C.

Moharam, M. G.

Ogasawara, T.

Ohno, M.

Sato, T.

Son, J.-Y.

Sternklar, S.

B. Fischer and S. Sternklar, “Image transmission and interferometry with multimode fibers using self-pumped phase conjugation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 46, 113–114 (1985).
[CrossRef]

Sun, Y.

Tomita, Y.

Yahalom, R.

Yariv, A.

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Appl. Phys. Lett. (4)

B. Fischer and S. Sternklar, “Image transmission and interferometry with multimode fibers using self-pumped phase conjugation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 46, 113–114 (1985).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

K. Kyuma, A. Yariv, and S.-K. Kwong, “Polarization recovery in phase conjugation by modal dispersal,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 49, 617–619 (1986).
[CrossRef]

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S. Fukushima and T. Kurokawa, “Parallel interconnection through an optical fiber using phase conjugation mirror acceptable for optical data pattern,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 613–618 (1993).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. (1)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

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Figures (7)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic diagram for image transmission through a MOF by the two-pass method: T, transparency; BS, beam splitter; H, hologram medium.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

In the recording process each hologram corresponding to a pixel in an image is recorded individually in a different part of a BSO crystal. A, B, C, and D are apertures corresponding to pixels: M’s, masks; L’s, lenses.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

In the transmission process, some of the holograms recorded in the BSO crystal are read out simultaneously, and the corresponding pixel images are reconstructed on the screen after transmission through a MOF: M4, mask; L’s, lenses; BS, beam splitter; PCM, phase-conjugate mirror.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Experimental setup for parallel interconnection through a MOF with a tandem arrangement of two photorefractive crystals (BSO and BaTiO3). The MOF1 is 800 µm in core diameter and 5 m in length: M’s, masks; L’s, lenses; BS’s, beam splitters; BE, beam expander; SF, spatial filter; S’s, shutters; CCD, charged-coupled device.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Experimental setup for parallel interconnection with two MOF’s of the same lengths for transmission of the probe and the reference beams: M’s, masks; L’s, lenses; BS’s, beam splitters; BE, beam expander; P, polarizer; S’s, shutters; CCD, charged-coupled device.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

Images transmitted through a MOF (5 m in length) when the setup described in Fig. 4 is used: (a) image reconstructed from only the upper part of the BSO crystal, (b) image from only the lower part of the BSO crystal, and (c) image from the whole BSO crystal.

Fig. 7
Fig. 7

Images transmitted through the MOF1 (100 m in length) described in Fig. 5: (a) image reconstructed from only the upper part of the BSO crystal, (b) image from only the lower part of the BSO crystal, and (c) image from the whole BSO crystal.

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