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Five-channel surface-normal wavelength division demultiplexer using substrate guided waves in conjunction with polymer-based Littrow hologram
Author(s): Maggie M. Li; Ray T. Chen; Chunhe Zhao
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we report on a 5-channel wavelength division demultiplexer (WDDM) using substrate-guided waves in conjunction with a polymer-based Littrow hologram operating at 700, 710, 720, 730, and 740 nm, respectively. An average cross talk of -40 dB between adjacent channels is measured. The diffraction efficiencies of 69%, 78%, 83%, 77%, and 69% are both experimentally and theoretically confirmed for the five-channel WDDM device. Further study aiming at reducing the wavelength channel separation to 1 nm is also provided for future work. A device length of 6.4 cm corresponding to a propagation distance of 9.05 cm is required to achieve such a goal.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 April 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2400, Optoelectronic Interconnects III, (5 April 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.206300
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Maggie M. Li, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Ray T. Chen, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Chunhe Zhao, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2400:
Optoelectronic Interconnects III
Ray T. Chen; Harvard Scott Hinton, Editor(s)

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