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Mechanically Tunable Single-Channel Wavelength Demultiplexer
Author(s): B. D. Metcalf; L. Jou
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Paper Abstract

A commercial miniature monochromator, adapted with GRIN lens optics, has been characterized as a mechanically tunable wavelength demultiplexer for use in fiber optic transmission systems. The device is capable of selectively demultiplexing a single channel from a plurality of wavelength multiplexed channels over a broad spectral range (750 to 900 nm), with an insertion loss less than 3.5 dB, and an optical crosstalk rejection greater than 20 dB at wavelengths ±6 nm from the transmission peak of the tuned channel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0479, Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology, (1 August 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.942785
Show Author Affiliations
B. D. Metcalf, The MITRE Corporation (United States)
L. Jou, The MITRE Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0479:
Fiber Optic Couplers, Connectors, and Splice Technology
Carl A. Villarruel, Editor(s)

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