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Electro-optic ADD-DROP tunable filter based on asymmetric directional coupler
Author(s): David Brooks; Shlomo Ruschin
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Paper Abstract

A novel electro-optic integrated ADD-DROP tunable filter, for multiwavelength communication fiber-based networks was designed, realized and characterized. The device is a fast four port active tunable filter, which consists of an symmetric multielectrode co-directional coupler based on a two step Ti:LiNbO3 technology. The filter has a FWHM from 6 nm to 16 nm with a conversion efficiency of unity in the entire tuning range (750 - 900 nm). Feasible modification of the device can narrow significantly the main lobe width and suppress side bands.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 March 1999
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3620, Integrated Optics Devices III, (26 March 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.343727
Show Author Affiliations
David Brooks, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)
Shlomo Ruschin, Tel-Aviv Univ. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3620:
Integrated Optics Devices III
Giancarlo C. Righini; S. Iraj Najafi, Editor(s)

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