## Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 11 (2016)

### Laguerre-Gaussian Mode Division Multiplexing in Multimode Fiber using SLMs in VCSEL Arrays

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*individual*modes on the MDM performance, the implication of the separation of the mode numbers have not been investigated. Apart from the modelling of the SLM-controlled VCSEL array, another significant contribution of this paper is the analyses on the effect of the separation of radial mode numbers and separation of azimuthal mode numbers in an integrated SLM-based VCSEL MDM system. The effects ofdifferent azimuthal mode spacing and radial mode spacing of LG modes were analysed on the channel impulse response, eye diagrams and bit-error rates.

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