OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2009
  • pp: F44–F48

Monolithically integrated fiber-to-the-home diplexers and triplexers using a bilevel etched 2 × 2 optical coupler

Li Zhang, Lei Wang, and Jian-Jun He  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 25, pp. F44-F48 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.000F44


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (464 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A novel design of monolithically integrated diplexers and triplexers for fiber-to-the-home applications is presented. A bilevel etched asymmetrical 2 × 2 optical coupler is analyzed for efficient couplings of both upstream and downstream signals. The design of the diplexer is extended to a triplexer by adding an etched diffraction grating as an additional downstream demultiplexing element. The total size of the integrated diplexer and triplexer is smaller than 500 μ m × 500 μ m .

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Photonic Integration

History
Original Manuscript: January 29, 2009
Revised Manuscript: June 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2009
Published: June 23, 2009

Citation
Li Zhang, Lei Wang, and Jian-Jun He, "Monolithically integrated fiber-to-the-home diplexers and triplexers using a bilevel etched 2×2 optical coupler," Appl. Opt. 48, F44-F48 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-25-F44


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. Sorel, G. Giuliani, A. Scire, R. Miglierina, S. Donati, and P. J. R. Laybourn, “Operating regimes of GaAs-AlGaAs semiconductor ring lasers: experiment and model,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 39, 1187-1195 (2003). [CrossRef]
  2. S. Park, S. Kim, L. Wang, and S.-T. Ho, “Single-mode lasing operation using a microring resonator as a wavelength selector,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 38, 270-273 (2002). [CrossRef]
  3. B. Kelly, R. Phelan, D. Jones, C. Herbert, J. O'Carroll, M. Rensing, J. Wendelboe, C. B. Watts, A. Kaszubowska, P. P. Anandarajah, C. Guignard, and L. R. Barry, “Discrete mode laser diodes with very narrow linewidth emission,” Electron. Lett. 43, 1282-1284 (2007). [CrossRef]
  4. J. Patchell, D. Jones, B. Kelly, and J. O'Gorman, “Specifying the wavelength and temperature tuning range of a Fabry-Perot laser containing refractive index perturbations,” Proc. SPIE. 5825, 1-13 (2005). [CrossRef]
  5. L. B. Soldano and E. C. M. Pennings. “Optical multi-mode interference devices based on self-imaging principles and applications,” IEEE J. Lightwave Technol. 13, 615-627(1995).
  6. J.-J. He, B. Lamontagne, A. Delage, L. Erickson, M. Davies, and E. S. Koteles, “Monolithic integrated wavelength demultiplexer based on a waveguide Rowland circle grating in InGaAsP/InP,” J. Lightwave Technol. 16, 631-638 (1998). [CrossRef]
  7. J.-J. He, “Phase-dithered waveguide grating with flat passband and sharp transitions,” IEEE J. Sel. Top. Quantum Electron. 8, 1186-1193 (2002). [CrossRef]
  8. V. I. Tolstikhin, A. Densmore, K. Pimenov, Y. Logvin, F. Wu, S. Laframboise, and S. Grabtchak, “Monolithically integrated optical channel monitor for DWDM transmission systems,” J. Lightwave Technol. 22, 146-153 (2004). [CrossRef]
  9. R. Marz, Integrated Optics: Design and Modeling (Artech House, 1994).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited