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Two-channel coherence modulator/demodulator for polarization-independent bidirectional transmissions
Author(s): Jerome Hauden; Henri Porte; Jean-Pierre Goedgebuer; Charles Gibassier; Jacques Abiven
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Paper Abstract

We present in this paper recent results obtained in the field of bidirectional transmissions, coherence multiplexing, and integrated optics. We report the description of a new kind of Mach-Zehnder interferometer integrated in lithium niobate (LiNbO3), which is the key device of a coherence multiplexed bidirectional link. The orientation of the waveguides, parallel to the Z-axis of LiNbO3, yields a polarization independent behavior. The working conditions of the modulators and the results obtained as they are used in a full-duplex bidirectional link are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 February 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2449, Fiber Optic Network Components, (22 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201989
Show Author Affiliations
Jerome Hauden, Univ. de Franche-Comte (France)
Henri Porte, Univ. de Franche-Comte (France)
Jean-Pierre Goedgebuer, Univ. de Franche-Comte (France)
Charles Gibassier, CNET (France)
Jacques Abiven, CNET (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2449:
Fiber Optic Network Components
S. Iraj Najafi; Henri Porte, Editor(s)

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