Large-Core Optics for Simplified Short-Range FSO Links
OFC 2024, San Diego, USA, Mar. 2024, Th3C.2
Florian Honz, and Bernhard Schrenk
We evaluate large-core FSO links where excellent coupling pairs with bandwidth fading due to multi-mode propagation. The 10-Gb/s/λ limit for 105-µm double-clad fibers is mitigated by spectral launch tuning, restoring 84% of single-clad 25-Gb/s/λ capacity.