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Impact of phase mask technique in guided-wave device production
Author(s): Salim K. Juma; Peter Kung; Chad Clark
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Paper Abstract

The advent of phase mask technique has made it possible to fabricate Bragg gratings to tight tolerances in a repeatable, reliable and cost effective manner. These gratings are in turn making it possible to manufacture a wide variety of high performance guided wave devices for lightwave communication and sensor applications. This paper will review the phase mask fabrication technology and the commercially available products. the paper will then discuss a few successful applications of grating based devices currently entering the market, in particular, wavelength demultiplexing devices, gain flattening filters for EDFA and dispersion compensators, all of which are critical elements in high data rate lightwave systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 January 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2997, Integrated Optics Devices: Potential for Commercialization, (23 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.264158
Show Author Affiliations
Salim K. Juma, QPS Technology Inc. (Canada)
Peter Kung, QPS Technology Inc. (Canada)
Chad Clark, QPS Technology Inc. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2997:
Integrated Optics Devices: Potential for Commercialization
S. Iraj Najafi; Mario Nicola Armenise, Editor(s)

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