A 1xN2 wavelength-selective switch (WSS) with a 2-axis analog micromirror array and a tilted 2D fiber collimator array has been successfully demonstrated to suppress inter-channel response. 8.2dB suppression is obtained at 20° tilting.
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J. Tsai and M. C. Wu, "1xN2 wavelength-selective switches with tilted 2D collimator arrays for inter-channel-response suppression," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuFF7.
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