Experimental Demonstration of Adaptive-Optics-Based Turbulence Mitigation in a Mode-Multiplexed Free-Space Optical Link by Using both Radial and Azimuthal Spatial Indices

Xinzhou Su*, Yuxiang Duan, Huibin Zhou, Hao Song, Kai Pang, Cong Liu, Kaiheng Zou, Runzhou Zhang, Haoqian Song, Nanzhe Hu, Moshe Tur, Alan E. Willner

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Abstract

We experimentally demonstrate turbulence mitigation by adaptive optics for a 400-Gbit/s free-space link multiplexing four Laguerre Gaussian modes using both radial and azimuthal indices. The turbulence-induced power loss and crosstalk are reduced by ~10 dB and ~18 dB, respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2022
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2022
EventOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2022 - San Diego, United States
Duration: 6 Mar 202210 Mar 2022

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceOptical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2022
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period6/03/2210/03/22

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