Ultra-dense spatial-division multiplexing (SDM) is achieved by mode multiplexed technique with multiple cores in a single fiber, namely few-mode multi-core fiber. Using a 9.8-km six-mode nineteen-core fiber, we demonstrate an ultra-dense SDM transmission of 16-channels wavelength-division-multiplexed (WDM) dual-polarization quadrature phase shift keying signals, achieving a record spatial multiplicity of 114. With the help of ultra-dense Super-Nyquist WDM techniques in the 4.5-THz bandwidth of the full C-band, we demonstrate 2.05 Pbit/s transmission over 9.8-km six-mode nineteen-core fibers. In this experiment, the highest aggregate spectral efficiency of 456 bit/s/Hz is achieved.
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 2016 May 16|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics