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Fiber gratings for WDM devices
Author(s): William W. Morey; Yaowen Li
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Paper Abstract

Fiber gratings have many applications in the telecommunications industry, especially in components for WDM systems. These include among others wavelength stabilizers for pump lasers, gain flatteners, add-drop modules, multiplexers, demultiplexers, dispersion compensators, ASE filters, Raman amplifiers and fiber laser sources. The many different applications require careful design and control of the fiber grating spectral response along with the use of different fabrication techniques. For the design and use of fiber gratings, consideration must be given to insertion losses, crosstalk, dispersion, temperature compensation, strength and long term reliability.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 April 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3949, WDM and Photonic Switching Devices for Network Applications, (21 April 2000);
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William W. Morey, 3M Co. (United States)
Yaowen Li, 3M Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3949:
WDM and Photonic Switching Devices for Network Applications
Ray T. Chen; George F. Lipscomb, Editor(s)

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