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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3069–3071

Thermal-sensitive wavelength filter based on polymer waveguide and polarization-maintaining fiber

Feng Qiu, Feng Yu, Andrew M. Spring, and Shiyoshi Yokoyama  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 11, pp. 3069-3071 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.003069


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Abstract

A simple thermal tuning wavelength filter is experimentally demonstrated by using a high polarization extinction ratio polymer waveguide and a polarization-maintaining fiber. This filter can be tuned with its free spectral range, on/off ratio, and filtered wavelength. The large temperature dependence wavelength shift of 0.65nm/°C also makes it a suitable candidate of thermal sensors.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(130.5460) Integrated optics : Polymer waveguides

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 14, 2012
Published: October 16, 2012

Citation
Feng Qiu, Feng Yu, Andrew M. Spring, and Shiyoshi Yokoyama, "Thermal-sensitive wavelength filter based on polymer waveguide and polarization-maintaining fiber," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 3069-3071 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-11-3069


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