This paper describes the demonstration of an improved eight-channel coarse wavlength-division multiplexer. The fully packaged channel losses range from 2.3 to 3.9 dB, the 1-dB bandwidth is 16.3 nm, and the crosstalk is < -28 dB. This silica-waveguide device could have very low cost.
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Christopher Richard Doerr, M. Cappuzzo, L. Gomez, E. Chen, A. Wong-Foy, C. Ho, J. Lam, and K. McGreer, "Planar Lightwave Circuit Eight-Channel CWDM Multiplexer With < 3.9-dB Insertion Loss," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 62- (2005)