Abstract

We demonstrate an 11 port count wavelength selective switch (WSS) supporting spatial superchannels of three spatial modes, based on the combination of photonic lanterns and a high-port count single-mode WSS.

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Argyros, A.

Bland-Hawthorn, J.

Bolle, C.

Burrows, E. C.

Carpenter, J.

Chung, Y. C.

Esmaeelpour, M.

Essiambre, R.

Gnauck, A. H.

Leon-Saval, S. G.

Lingle, R.

McCurdy, A. H.

Mumtaz, S.

Peckham, D. W.

Randel, S.

Ryf, R.

Sierra, A.

Sim, D. H.

Takushima, Y.

Thomsen, B. C.

Wilkinson, T. D.

Winzer, P. J.

J. Lightwave Technol. (3)

Opt. Express (1)

Other (11)

A. Li, A. Al Amin, X. Chen, and W. Shieh, “Reception of Mode and Polarization Multiplexed 107-Gb/s CO-OFDM Signal over a Two-Mode Fiber,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper PDPB8.

T. Kobayashi, H. Takara, A. Sano, T. Mizuno, H. Kawakami, Y. Miyamoto, K. Hiraga, Y. Abe, H. Ono, M. Wada, Y. Sasaki, I. Ishida, K. Takenaga, S. Matsuo, K. Saitoh, M. Yamada, H. Masuda, and T. Morioka, “2x344Tb/s Propagation-direction Interleaved Transmission over 1500-km MCF Enhanced by Multicarrier Full Electric-field Digital Back-propagation,” in 39th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper PD3E4.

G. Baxter, S. Frisken, D. Abakoumov, H. Zhou, I. Clarke, A. Bartos, and S. Poole, “Highly Programmable Wavelength Selective Switch Based on Liquid Crystal on Silicon Switching Elements,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuF2.

S. Frisken, G. Baxter, D. Abakoumov, H. Zhou, I. Clarke, and S. Poole, “Flexible and Grid-less Wavelength Selective Switch using LCOS Technology,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2011, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper OTuM3.

M. D. Feuer, L. E. Nelson, K. S. Abedin, X. Zhou, T. F. Taunay, J. F. Fini, B. Zhu, R. Isaac, R. Harel, G. Cohen, and D. M. Marom, “ROADM System for Space Division Multiplexing with Spatial Superchannels,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper PDP5B.8.

R. Ryf, N. K. Fontaine, J. Dunayevsky, D. Sinefeld, M. Blau, M. Montoliu, and S. Randel, Chang Liu, Burcu Ercan, M. Esmaeelpour, S. Chandrasekhar, A. H. Gnauck, S. G. Leon-Saval, J. Bland-Hawthorn, J. R. Salazar-Gil, Y. Sun, L. Gruner-Nielsen, R. Lingle, Jr., and D. M. Marom, “Wavelength-Selective Switch for Few-Mode Fiber Transmission,” in 39th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper PD1C4.

N. K. Fontaine, R. Ryf, and D. T. Neilson, “Fiber-Port-Count in Wavelength Selective Switches for Space-Division Multiplexing,” in 39th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper We.4.B.6.

E. Ip, N. Cvijetic, and T. Wang, “Spatial light modulator-based few-mode fiber switches for space-division multiplexing applications,” in in 39th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper Th.1.C.2.

J. Carpenter, B.J. Eggleton, and J. Schröder, “Reconfigurable spatially-diverse optical vector network analyzer,” Opt. Express, submitted for review.

N. K. Fontaine, R. Ryf, M. A. Mestre, B. Guan, X. Palou, S. Randel, Y. Sun, L. Gruner-Nielsen, R. V. Jensen, and R. Lingle, “Characterization of Space-Division Multiplexing Systems using a Swept-Wavelength Interferometer,” in Optical Fiber Communication Conference/National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper OW1K.2.

E. Ip, N. Bai, Y. Huang, E. Mateo, F. Yaman, S. Bickham, H. Tam, C. Lu, M. Li, S. Ten, A. P. T. Lau, V. Tse, G. Peng, C. Montero, X. Prieto, and G. Li, “88x3x112-Gb/s WDM Transmission over 50-km of Three-Mode Fiber with Inline Multimode Fiber Amplifier,” in 37th European Conference and Exposition on Optical Communications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper Th.13.C.2.

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