Our hybrid AWG/grating demultiplexes 1014 wavelengths into a 26x39 array measured by an InGaAs camera and scanned output fiber. For 700 outputs over 1270-1700nm the loss was <10dB for all channels measured. BER measurement shows 0.1dB penalty at 10Gb/s.
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T. K. Chan, R. Jiang, N. Alic, S. Radic, and J. E. Ford, " Data Transmission through a 1014-Channel Two-Dimensional Array Wavelength Demultiplexer," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OTuF4.