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Development of hybrid-integrated tunable receivers for multiwavelength computer networks
Author(s): Franklin F. Tong; Chung-Sheng Li; Karen Liu
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the development of tunable optical receivers for packet-switched multi-wavelength computer networks. The architecture of the tunable receivers consists of a planar waveguide grating demultiplexer, photodetector array and followed by transimpedance amplifiers with selection capability. The channel selection is based on sequential switching of the received optical signals in stages at the analog level. The receivers can accommodate 32 wavelength channels at around 1.55 micrometers region with channel access time of less than 40 ns.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2893, Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication, (20 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252003
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Franklin F. Tong, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
Chung-Sheng Li, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
Karen Liu, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2893:
Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication
Kam Tai Chan; Shuisheng Jian; Franklin F. Tong, Editor(s)

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