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Investigating tunable FBG for reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer in metro-edge network applications
Author(s): Ahmad Atieh
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Paper Abstract

Tunable fiber Bragg gratings (TFBGs) are investigated for single-channel and for dual-channels drop applications. The TFBGs are capable of dropping single DWDM channel or two consecutive DWDM channels in an 8-nm bandwidth in the C-band while allowing the rest of the C-band channels to passthrough. Extensive stability, reproducibility and system characterization in addition to numerical simulations were conducted to investigate the feasibility of using TFBG for ROADM applications in metro-edge optical communication networks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 2006
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6353, Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems IV, 635301 (21 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.690287
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Ahmad Atieh, BTI Photonic Systems Inc. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6353:
Optical Transmission, Switching, and Subsystems IV
Chang Soo Park; Shizhong Xie; Curtis R. Menyuk; Ken-ichi Kitayama, Editor(s)

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