Non-circular multi-core fibers for super-dense SDM

Md Nooruzzaman*, Kunimasa Saitoh, Yusuke Sasaki, Katsuhiro Takenaga, Kazuhiko Aikawa, Toshio Morioka

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Non-circular multi-core fibers (NC-MCFs) to accommodate more than 100 cores per fiber are proposed for super-dense space-division multiplexing. The proposed MCFs have the potential for easier splicing/connection and their applicability to highly-dense ribbon MCFs for ultra-high capacity optical transport systems.

Original languageEnglish
JournalIEICE Electronics Express
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2018


  • Space-division multiplexing
  • Ribbon multi-core fibers
  • Non-circular multi-core fibers


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