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Optical channel drop filters based on 45° photonic crystal ring resonators
Author(s): Jibo Bai; Junqin Wang; Bo Ni; Junzhen Jiang; Xiyao Chen; Yishen Qiu; Zexuan Qiang
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Paper Abstract

A new optical channel drop filter configuration was proposed based on two-dimensional (2D) square-lattice 45° photonic crystal ring resonators (PCRRs). The ring was formed by removing the line defect along ΓM direction instead of conventional ΓX direction. Its spectral information including transmission intensity, dropped efficiency and quality factor affected by different configurations like single-ring PCRR and cascaded dual-ring PCRR was numerically analyzed with 2D finite-difference time-domain technique. More than 830 spectral quality factor and 90% dropped efficiency can be achieved at 1550-nm channel for one single-ring PCRR. Two different light wavelengths can be dropped simultaneously for cascaded serial dual-ring PCRR. These findings make the 45° PCRR optical channel drop filters as an alternative to current micro-ring resonators for ultra-compact WDM components and high density photonic integration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 December 2009
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 7631, Optoelectronic Materials and Devices IV, 763122 (2 December 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.851267
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Jibo Bai, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Junqin Wang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Bo Ni, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Junzhen Jiang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Xiyao Chen, Minjiang Univ. (China)
Yishen Qiu, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Zexuan Qiang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7631:
Optoelectronic Materials and Devices IV
Jian-Jun He; Guang-Hua Duan; Fumio Koyama; Ming C. Wu, Editor(s)

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