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Application and technical approaches of interleaver
Author(s): Huishi Li; River Huang
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Paper Abstract

Interleaver allows existing DWDM filters designed for operation at wide channel spacing to be extended to DWDM system with narrow channel spacing. Birefringent crystal interleaver is based on birefringence of crystal and interference of polarized light. The principle of approaching the flattop passband spectrum shape is analyzed by Jones matrix. All fiber unbalanced Mach-Zehnder interferometer interleaver and Michelson interferometer with GT resonator interleaver are also presented. Passband center wavelength precision and chromatic dispersion are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4581, Passive Components and Transmission Systems, (17 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445022
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Huishi Li, JDS Uniphase Corp. (China)
River Huang, JDS Uniphase Corp. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4581:
Passive Components and Transmission Systems
Chongcheng Fan; Norman S. Kwong, Editor(s)

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