We have studied a new wavelength division demultiplexer for coarse wavelength division multiplexing. A polymer optical waveguide and a diffraction grating were applied to facilitate assembly and miniaturization. The prototype demultiplexer demonstrated fairly satisfactory performance.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
T. Shibata, T. Hoshino, A. Takahashi, H. Masuda, and Y. Sugimoto, "Wavelength division demultiplexer using polymer optical waveguide and diffraction grating," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper MF34.
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