Robertson, B and Zhang, Z and Redmond, MM and Collings, N and Liu, J and Lin, RS and Jeziorska-Chapman, AM and Moore, JR and Crossland, WA and Chu, DP (2012) Use of wavefront encoding in optical interconnects and fiber switches for cross talk mitigation. Applied Optics, 51. pp. 659-668. ISSN 1559-128XFull text not available from this repository.
A technique of cross talk mitigation developed for liquid crystal on silicon spatial light modulator based optical interconnects and fiber switches is demonstrated. By purposefully introducing an appropriate aberration into the system, it is possible to reduce the worst-case cross talk by over 10 dB compared to conventional Fourier-transform-based designs. Tests at a wavelength of 674nm validate this approach, and show that there is no noticeable reduction in diffraction efficiency. A 27% spot increase in beam diameter is observed, which is predicted to reduce at longer datacom and telecom wavelengths. © 2012 Optical Society of America.
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