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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 18 — Sep. 15, 2011
  • pp: 2812–2817

Efficient Design Optimization of Ring Resonator-Based Optical Filters

Osman S. Ahmed, Mohamed A. Swillam, Mohamed H. Bakr, and Xun Li

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 29, Issue 18, pp. 2812-2817 (2011)

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We present a simple and fast technique for the design of ring resonator-based optical filters. The technique is based on tapering the ring scattering parameters to achieve the optimal filter response. A perturbation method is developed for the linearization of the resulting design problem. The design problem is then formulated as an optimization problem. The optimal filter design is achieved by solving a constrained linear least square problem. This optimization problem can be solved efficiently to get the global optimal design. Our technique has been verified using different proposed targeted filter responses.

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Osman S. Ahmed, Mohamed A. Swillam, Mohamed H. Bakr, and Xun Li, "Efficient Design Optimization of Ring Resonator-Based Optical Filters," J. Lightwave Technol. 29, 2812-2817 (2011)

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