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Flexible broadband wavelength multiplexer
Author(s): Calvin Joel Martin; Chiroll Tolliver; Jerome Case; Marcus W. Shute Sr.; Zelda Y. Gills
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Paper Abstract

The need for flexible optical network architectures will increase as network operators attempt to support dynamic bandwidth demands. A very flexible broadband wavelength multiplexer with unique characteristics has been developed for use in flexible optical networks. This technology innovation allows flexible multiplexing of single channel traffic and multi-wavelength traffic onto one fiber. Multi- wavelength traffic spaced 100 GHz aprat modulated at 10 Gb/s is multiplexed while introducing minimal optical impairments. A significant reduction in interchannel crosstalk-like noise generated by interactions of closely spaced channels in multi-wavelength traffic is achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 July 2001
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4532, Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communication, (30 July 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.436033
Show Author Affiliations
Calvin Joel Martin, Luxcore Networks, Inc. (United States)
Chiroll Tolliver, Luxcore Networks, Inc. (United States)
Jerome Case, Luxcore Networks, Inc. (United States)
Marcus W. Shute Sr., Luxcore Networks, Inc. (United States)
Zelda Y. Gills, Luxcore Networks, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4532:
Active and Passive Optical Components for WDM Communication
Achyut Kumar Dutta; Abdul Ahad Sami Awwal; Niloy K. Dutta; Katsunari Okamoto, Editor(s)

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