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Integrated Optical, Acoustically Tunable Wavelength Filter
Author(s): J. Frangen; H. Herrmann; R. Ricken; H. Seibert; W. Sohler; E. Strake
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Paper Abstract

An integrated optical, acoustically tunable wavelength filter, consisting of a combination of TM-TE converter and integrated polarizer in LiNbO3, is demonstrated. The filter bandwidth is 2.8 nm; the center wavelength can be tuned from λ = 1.45 pm to λ = 1.57 pm by adjusting the driving acoustic frequency. Due to the combined acoustical/optical strip guide structure, used in the mode converter, a very low acoustic drive power of only 9 mW is required.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 December 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1141, 5th European Conf on Integrated Optics: ECIO '89, (6 December 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961906
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J. Frangen, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)
H. Herrmann, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)
R. Ricken, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)
H. Seibert, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)
W. Sohler, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)
E. Strake, Universitat-GH-Paderborn (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1141:
5th European Conf on Integrated Optics: ECIO '89
Alain Carenco; Daniel B. Ostrowsky; Michel Roger Papuchon, Editor(s)

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