Wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) is a promising solution for upgrading the capacity of polymer optical fiber (POF)-based telecommunication networks. In this letter, we report on the successful realization of a four-channel highspeed WDM transmission system for 1-mm diameter step-index POF (SI-POF). For combining the optical signals coming from 405-, 450-, 515-, and 639-nm laser diodes onto 1-mm SI-POF, a 4 × 1 coupler with low insertion loss (IL) has been developed. To spatially separate different wavelength channels, a fourchannel demultiplexer with low IL (<5.7 dB) and high (non)adjacent channel isolation (>30 dB) has been realized in bulk optics. The 14.77-Gb/s data transmission based on the offline-processed discrete multitone modulation technique has been demonstrated over 50-m SI-POF at a bit-error rate of 10 −3 .Index Terms-Demultiplexer, optical interconnections, optical fiber communication, polymer optical fiber, visible diode lasers, wavelength division multiplexing.
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