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Chinese Optics Letters

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  • Vol. 1, Iss. 4 — Apr. 20, 2003
  • pp: 196–198

Waveguide structure optimization of arrayed waveguide gratings concatenation in cascaded optical add/drop multiplexers

Yuanliang Chu and Hanyi Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 196-198 (2003)


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Abstract

The dimensions of input waveguide and output waveguide of arrayed waveguide gratings (AWGs) determine the crosstalk, insertion loss and 1-dB bandwidth. In cascaded optical add/drop multiplexers (OADMs), the value of these parameters will largely affect the power penalty of system. The power penalty of cascaded OADMs is calculated with different waveguide dimensions of AWGs in this paper. Considering of wavelength misalignment, an optimization design of AWGs is obtained.

© 2005 Chinese Optics Letters

OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications

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Yuanliang Chu and Hanyi Zhang, "Waveguide structure optimization of arrayed waveguide gratings concatenation in cascaded optical add/drop multiplexers," Chin. Opt. Lett. 1, 196-198 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/col/abstract.cfm?URI=col-1-4-196

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