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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 24, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1985
  • pp: 1006–1011

Wavelength demultiplexer: using echelette gratings on silicon substrate

P. Philippe, S. Valette, O. Mata Mendez, and D. Maystre  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 1006-1011 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.001006


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Abstract

Echlette gratings made by chemical etching of silicon substrates have already proved to be efficient, easy to implement, and well adapted to optical wavelength demultiplexing [ Fujii Y. Aoyama K. I. Minowa J. I. , “ Optical Demultiplexer Using a Silicon Echelette Grating,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 165 ( 1980).]. This paper describes a collaboration between experimentalists and theoreticians devoted to the practical construction of wavelength demultiplexers for optical communications in the 0.78–0.9 and 1.2–1.35-μm ranges. A theoretical optimization of echelette gratings on silicon substrate allows us to obtain a very high diffraction efficiency. The experimental results confirmed the theoretical predictions.

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History
Original Manuscript: October 9, 1984
Published: April 1, 1985

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P. Philippe, S. Valette, O. Mata Mendez, and D. Maystre, "Wavelength demultiplexer: using echelette gratings on silicon substrate," Appl. Opt. 24, 1006-1011 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-7-1006


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References

  1. Y. Fujii, K. I. Aoyama, J. I. Minowa, “Optical Demultiplexer Using a Silicon Echelette Grating,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-16, 165 (1980). [CrossRef]
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