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  • Vol. 44, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2005
  • pp: 4454–4460

Principles and design of multibeam interference devices: a microelectromechanical-systems segment-deformable-mirror-based adaptive spectrum attenuator

Zhengyu Huang, Yizheng Zhu, and Anbo Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 44, Issue 21, pp. 4454-4460 (2005)

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Fourier analysis of multibeam interference shows that the total electric field and relative time delay of the beams form a Fourier-transform pair. Fourier-analysis-based multibeam interference analysis and device design is discussed in detail. The principle of the proposed segment-deformable-mirror-based adaptive spectrum attenuator is illustrated.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2230) Diffraction and gratings : Fabry-Perot
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms
(260.3160) Physical optics : Interference

Original Manuscript: September 29, 2004
Revised Manuscript: January 10, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: January 14, 2005
Published: July 20, 2005

Zhengyu Huang, Yizheng Zhu, and Anbo Wang, "Principles and design of multibeam interference devices: a microelectromechanical-systems segment-deformable-mirror-based adaptive spectrum attenuator," Appl. Opt. 44, 4454-4460 (2005)

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