An add/drop multiplexer using a holographically recorded Bragg grating in LiNbO3is experimentally demonstrated. Polarisation-independent operation, electrical wavelength tuning and on/off switching is achieved using the electro-optic effect if LiNbO3.
© 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
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
D. Runde, S. Brunken, S. Breuer, C. E. Rüter, and D. Kip, " Integrated-Optical Add/Drop Multiplexer for Dense Wavelength Multiplexing in Lithium Niobate," in Controlling Light with Light: Photorefractive Effects, Photosensitivity, Fiber Gratings, Photonic Materials and More, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper TuC5.
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