We report a six-mode photonic lantern multiplexer made from six different step-index single-mode fibres. Reduced cladding fibres assist adiabaticity, while retaining cores resembling those of standard SMF. Light in each fibre excites a different output mode. The loss was ∼0.4dB.
|Title of host publication||European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), 2015|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Nov 2015|
|Event||41st European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2015 - Valencia, Spain|
Duration: 27 Sept 2015 → 1 Oct 2015
|Conference||41st European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2015|
|Period||27/09/15 → 1/10/15|