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Tunable optical filters employing microphotonics
Author(s): Mehrdad Raisi; Selam Ahderom; Kamal E. Alameh; Kamran Eshraghian
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Paper Abstract

A novel tunable optical filter structure based on an Opto-VLSI processor is proposed in this paper. The architecture is capable of dynamically tuning multiple pass-bands through reconfiguration of the size and shape of holographic diffractive gratings generated by the Opto-VLSI processor. Results for an experimental 3-passband tunable filter are presented confirming over 25dB of dynamic range and passband bandwidth of 2 nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5277, Photonics: Design, Technology, and Packaging, (25 March 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.522856
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Mehrdad Raisi, Edith Cowan Univ. (Australia)
Selam Ahderom, Edith Cowan Univ. (Australia)
Kamal E. Alameh, Edith Cowan Univ. (Australia)
Kamran Eshraghian, Edith Cowan Univ. (Australia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5277:
Photonics: Design, Technology, and Packaging
Chennupati Jagadish; Kent D. Choquette; Benjamin J. Eggleton; Brett D. Nener; Keith A. Nugent, Editor(s)

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