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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 9 — May. 2, 2005
  • pp: 3397–3407

Adjustable bandwidth dispersionless bandpass FBG optical filter

Ian C. M. Littler, Martin Rochette, and Benjamin J. Eggleton  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 9, pp. 3397-3407 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.003397


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Abstract

Abstract A bandpass optical filter, based on fiber Bragg gratings, is presented in which the bandwidth of a Gaussian spectrum can be continuously adjusted, whilst maintaining near zero group delay slope over the filter bandwidth. The device is also wavelength tunable and the spectral profile is selectable by appropriate grating design. This novel device is employed in a 2R-regenerator, enabling data rate reconfiguration and wavelength conversion, with negligible phase distortion. It will find application wherever a dispersionless reconfigurable bandpass optical filter is required.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: March 11, 2005
Revised Manuscript: April 19, 2005
Published: May 2, 2005

Citation
Ian Littler, Martin Rochette, and Benjamin Eggleton, "Adjustable bandwidth dispersionless bandpass FBG optical filter," Opt. Express 13, 3397-3407 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-9-3397


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