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Tunable wavelength filter using the Faraday effect
Author(s): Nicolas Fouquet; Serge J. Huard
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports how to realize a new type of tunable filter using the Faraday effect. The properties of a Fabry-Perot etalon whose cavity is made with a Faraday rotator are recalled. The analysis of the polarization state of the emergent light permits us to find the configuration of the device to realize such a tunable filter. This latter finds application in wavelength demultiplexing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 February 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components, (22 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201970
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Nicolas Fouquet, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Physique de Marseille (France)
Serge J. Huard, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Physique de Marseille (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2449:
Fiber Optic Network Components

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