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P8-Modegap-Active-Components-2um-photodetection-2013.pdf download View | Download
Summary: The capacity of current optical networks needs to be increased in order to meet the future data communication needs of society. Modegap is pursuing two ...
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P7_Modegap-Fibre-Development-2013.pdf download View | Download
Summary: The objectives of this part of the Modegap project are:  To design and fabricate ultra-low loss and wide bandwidth hollow core-photonic band gap fibres ...
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Nokia_Siemens_Networks_optical_future_paper_14_03_13.pdf download View | Download
Summary: A fundamentally new approach will be needed to meet the continuously increasing capacity of the world’s long haul optical communications networks and to prevent a ...
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Fundamentals-The-nonlinear-Shannon-limit-and-the-need-for-new-fibres.pdf download View | Download
Summary: Since the first commercial wire-line communication system (telegraph) was deployed by Wheatstone and Cooke in 1839 [1], it may be argued that communications capacity offered ...
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Ellis-Sum-Top-SDM-2012-d1.pdf download View | Download
Summary: IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting on “Space Division Multiplexing for Optical Systems and #etworks”, July 2012. Andrew Ellis.
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MODE-GAP-report-1-Publishable-Summary.pdf download View | Download
Summary: Driven by the exponentially growing demand for capacity, it is apparent that the next generation of telecommunication networks will be radically different from previous implementations, ...
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P1-Modegap-Fibre-Development.pdf download View | Download
Summary: Mode division multiplexed transmission in few mode fibres has recently attracted considerable attention as a means of increasing the transmission capacity of a single fibre ...
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P2-Modegap-Fibre-Amplifier-Development.pdf download View | Download
Summary: The objectives of the fibre amplifier development program in Modegap are to develop a novel platform of singlemode and multi-mode (MM) optical amplifiers operating in ...
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P3-Transmission-Studies.pdf download View | Download
Summary: THE exponential increase in communications traffic is rapidly exhausting the optical fiber bandwidth available in the low loss window. In order to overcome this limit, ...
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P4-Modegap-Active-Devices.pdf download View | Download
Summary: Semiconductor laser diodes with emission in the 2μm wavelength range include indium phosphide (InP) based and the antimonide (Sb) material system In comparison with the ...
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