Review of SDM/WDM technology and its application in data transmission

J. R. Warnes Lora, L. J. Quintero-Rodríguez, B. Tshibangu-Mbuebue, A. García-Juárez, I. E. Zaldívar-Huerta


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.


Space Division Multiplexing, Wavelength Division Multiplexing, Few-Mode Fiber, Photonic Lantern.

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