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Continuously tunable microwave photonic filter based on high-birefringence linearly chirped grating
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Paper Abstract

A continuously tunable, coherence free microwave photonic filter is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The filter is based on a high-birefringence linearly chirped fibre Bragg grating (Hi-Bi LCFBG) as the tuning component. The filter response tunability is realized through changing the differential group delay of the Hi-Bi LCFBG by applying gradient tension or adjusting the operating wavelength. Free spectral range tuning by 1.11 GHz with about 40 dB notch rejection is achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 2008
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7134, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices V, 71340Q (11 November 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.803407
Show Author Affiliations
J. Q. Zhou, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
H. Dong, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
S. Aditya, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
P. Shum, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
X. Li, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
S. Fu, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
M. Tang, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7134:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices V
Ming-Jun Li; Ping Shum; Ian H. White; Xingkun Wu, Editor(s)

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