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  • Vol. 33, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 1994
  • pp: 3371–3374

Glass integrated optics circuit for 1.48/1.55- and 1.30/1.55-μm-wavelength division multiplexing and 1/8 splitting

Guangwen Zhang, Seppo Honkanen, Ari Tervonen, Chun-Meng Wu, and S. Iraj Najafi  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 33, Issue 16, pp. 3371-3374 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.33.003371


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Abstract

We demonstrate the integration, in a single glass substrate, of a 1.48/1.55-μm-wavelength multiplexer and a 1.30/1.55-μm-wavelength multiplexer followed by a 1/8 splitter by using potassium- and silver-double-ion-exchange processes. The wavelength multiplexers are based on nonsymmetric three-port Mach–Zehnder interferometers, and symmetrical Y junctions are used for achromatic splitting. The facet-to-facet excess loss in both the 1.48/1.55-μm multiplexer and in the integrated 1.30/1.55-μm multiplexer and 1/8 splitter is less than 2.7 dB. The device can be used, in connection with an erbium-doped fiber, in future wavelength division multiplexing subscriber networks in which amplification is needed in the 1.55-μm-wavelength region.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 1993
Published: June 1, 1994

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Guangwen Zhang, Seppo Honkanen, Ari Tervonen, Chun-Meng Wu, and S. Iraj Najafi, "Glass integrated optics circuit for 1.48/1.55- and 1.30/1.55-μm-wavelength division multiplexing and 1/8 splitting," Appl. Opt. 33, 3371-3374 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-33-16-3371


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