Review of SDM/WDM technology and its application in data transmission
Keywords:Space Division Multiplexing, Wavelength Division Multiplexing, Few-Mode Fiber, Photonic Lantern.
In this paper we present a review focused on Space Division Multiplexing (SDM) technology. A summary of the most recent works on innovation in the efficiency of SDM as well as its application in data transmission is described. SDM is a technology that has improved the capacity of optical communication systems. Combined with other optical technologies has significantly increased the capacity of information that is sent through an optical fiber.
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