Optical thin film filters are widely employed in optical communications systems. Important applications include narrowband filters for DWDM and gain flattening filters for EDFAs. Applications and recent advances in the technology are reviewed.
© 2004 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties
R. B. Sargent, "Recent advances in thin film filters," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuD6.
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