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Integrated acousto-optic tunable filter, equalizer, and switch in WDM communication system
Author(s): Enguang Dai; Deming Wu; Anshi Xu
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Paper Abstract

Acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF), acousto-optic switch (AOS) and acousto-optic equalizer with high acousto-optic interaction efficiency are important in WDM networks. The technologies of unidirectional and focused transducer were adopted for the design of integrated acousto-optic device. Extensive usage for the acousto-optic device such as optical switches, gain equalizer and optical add-drop multiplexer have been studied. The concept that changing the radius of focus transducer can adjust the switching speed and FWHM of the filter was proposed for the first time.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3896, Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Photonic Devices, (12 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370339
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Enguang Dai, Peking Univ. (China)
Deming Wu, Peking Univ. (China)
Anshi Xu, Peking Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3896:
Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Photonic Devices
Marek Osinski; Soo-Jin Chua; Shigefusa F. Chichibu, Editor(s)

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