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A simple channel gain equalizer design using an arrayed waveguide gratings based demultiplexer
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Paper Abstract

Using an arrayed waveguide gratings (AWG) based demultiplexer, a simple channel gain equalizer can be designed. The gain equalization and blocking functions are realized by the hybrid waveguide based variable optical attenuators fabricated on the output waveguides of the demultiplexer. This paper discusses the operation principle of the design and presents some simulation results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 2005
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5970, Photonic Applications in Devices and Communication Systems, 59702N (14 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.628011
Show Author Affiliations
Gao Zhi Xiao, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Zhiyi Zhang, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Fengguo Sun, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Zhenguo Lu, National Research Council Canada (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5970:
Photonic Applications in Devices and Communication Systems
Peter Mascher; John C. Cartledge; Andrew Peter Knights; David V. Plant, Editor(s)

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