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Dynamic compensation of chromatic and polarization mode dispersion using liquid crystals
Author(s): R. Birabassov; A. Zohrabyan; D. Dumont; A. Tork; T. Galstian
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Paper Abstract

We present a waveguide with in-core Bragg grating and electro-optic liquid crystal cladding. The electric field induced reorientation of liquid crystal allows the reflection of guided light of desired wavelengths and polarizations at desired spatial positions.

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Date Published: 12 August 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7099, Photonics North 2008, 709912 (12 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.805389
Show Author Affiliations
R. Birabassov, Photintech Inc. (Canada)
A. Zohrabyan, Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser, Univ. Laval (Canada)
D. Dumont, Photintech Inc. (Canada)
A. Tork, Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser, Univ. Laval (Canada)
T. Galstian, Photintech Inc. (Canada)
Ctr. d'Optique, Photonique et Laser, Univ. Laval (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7099:
Photonics North 2008
Réal Vallée; Michel Piché; Peter Mascher; Pavel Cheben; Daniel Côté; Sophie LaRochelle; Henry P. Schriemer; Jacques Albert; Tsuneyuki Ozaki, Editor(s)

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