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Design and applications of large-scale integrated planar lightwave circuits for WDM systems
Author(s): Wenlu Chen; Yung Jui Chen
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, the design and applications of Large Scale Integrated (LSI) Planar Lightwave Circuits (PLCs) for WDM systems are discussed. The general design issues of PLCs', such as size, loss and crosstalk are addressed. A 32-wavelength optical add/drop multiplexer (OADM) with 4 pairs of fully addressable add/drop ports is presented as an example application for LSI-PLCs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4833, Applications of Photonic Technology 5, (17 February 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.474394
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Wenlu Chen, Univ. of Maryland/Baltimore County (United States)
Yung Jui Chen, Univ. of Maryland/Baltimore County (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4833:
Applications of Photonic Technology 5
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos; Gregory W. Schinn, Editor(s)

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