A hitless tunable filters using optical multilayer films have not been realized yet. A novel design for the hitless tunable filter using optical multilayer films has been proposed and its basic operation was demonstrated.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference
H. Yoda, T. Mizuno, H. Sasho, and K. Shiraishi, " A Hitless Tunable Filter Using Optical Multilayer Films for ROADM System," in Optical Interference Coatings, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper TuD7.
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