08503845 is referenced by 57 patents and cites 12 patents.

An apparatus includes an optical fiber having a plurality of optical cores therein. Each optical core is located lateral in the optical fiber to the remaining one or more optical cores and is able to support a number of propagating optical modes at telecommunications wavelengths. Each number is less than seventy.

Title
Multi-core optical fiber and optical communication systems
Application Number
13/76917
Publication Number
8503845 (B2)
Application Date
March 31, 2011
Publication Date
August 6, 2013
Inventor
Christopher Richard Doerr
Middletown
NJ, US
Peter J Winzer
Aberdeen
NJ, US
Agent
John F McCabe
Assignee
Alcatel Lucent
FR
IPC
G02B 6/02
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