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  • Vol. 32, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 2623–2628

Direct Synthesis of 2-D Coupled Microring Resonator Filter Networks

Alan Tsay and Vien Van

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 32, Issue 15, pp. 2623-2628 (2014)


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Abstract

We present a method for directly synthesizing coupled microring resonator filter networks of general 2-D coupling topologies. The method is based on the “energy coupling in time” formalism of systems of microring resonators and can be used to synthesize optical filter transfer functions in the s-domain. An example of a class of microring filters with equiripples in both the amplitude and group delay responses is also given to illustrate the application of the method to the design of complex microring filter architectures.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 11, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 8, 2014
Published: July 2, 2014

Citation
Alan Tsay and Vien Van, "Direct Synthesis of 2-D Coupled Microring Resonator Filter Networks," J. Lightwave Technol. 32, 2623-2628 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jlt/abstract.cfm?URI=jlt-32-15-2623


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