We demonstrate 12-17 pm and 7-9 pm linewidth for the virtually imaged phased array wavelength demultiplexers with 100 GHz and 50 GHz free spectral range respectively. We present the first analytic theory for the linewidth.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
S. Xiao, A. M. Weiner, and C. Lin, "Demultiplexers with ~ 10 pm (1.25 GHz) -3dB transmission bandwidth using a virtually imaged phased array (VIPA)," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper TuL1.
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