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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 1998
  • pp: 6350–6354

Wavelength selectivity of in-line fiber-optic filter devices

Mukesh Pratap Singh and Anurag Sharma  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 27, pp. 6350-6354 (1998)

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We present an analysis of the performance characteristics of in-line fiber-optic bandpass and band-stop wavelength filters. A planar waveguide model was used for numerical simulations of the device performance. It was recently reported that the band-stop and the bandpass characteristics of a filter device depend on the depth of polishing of a single-mode fiber. However, our numerical simulations show that both types of filter characteristic can be obtained with the same depth of polishing.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode

Original Manuscript: December 1, 1997
Revised Manuscript: April 23, 1998
Published: September 20, 1998

Mukesh Pratap Singh and Anurag Sharma, "Wavelength selectivity of in-line fiber-optic filter devices," Appl. Opt. 37, 6350-6354 (1998)

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