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GaAs/AlGaAs narrow-bandwidth in-line fiber filter
Author(s): Erji Mao; Christopher W. Coldren; James S. Harris; Diego R. Yankelevich; Olav Solgaard; Andre Knoesen
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Paper Abstract

A GaAs/AlGaAs in-line fiber optic filter for wavelength division multiplexing applications is demonstrated. The device consists of a GaAs/AlGaAs anti-resonant reflecting optical waveguide (ARROW) evanescently coupled to a single mode fiber. At certain discrete wavelengths, light is coupled from the fiber to the ARROW, due to phasematching conditions. Sharp resonances are observed around the design wavelength of 830 nm. The 3 dB cutoff bandwidth for TE polarization is 0.5 nm and the rejection ratio is 9 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.355027
Show Author Affiliations
Erji Mao, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Christopher W. Coldren, Stanford Univ. (United States)
James S. Harris, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Diego R. Yankelevich, Univ. of California/Davis (United States)
Olav Solgaard, Univ. of California/Davis (United States)
Andre Knoesen, Univ. of California/Davis (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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