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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2002
  • pp: 1291–1298

Automatic tunable and reconfigurable fiber-optic microwave filters based on a broadband optical source sliced by uniform fiber Bragg gratings

J. Mora, B. Ortega, J. Capmany, J. L. Cruz, M. V. Andrés, D. Pastor, and S. Sales  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 22, pp. 1291-1298 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.001291


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Abstract

We demonstrate an automatic tunable transversal notch filter based on uniform fiber Bragg gratings and a broadband optical source. High tunability can be performed by stretching the fiber with the gratings written in series. Also, high sidelobe supression can be achieved by introducing tunable attenuators in a parallel configuration of the gratings.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: September 18, 2002
Revised Manuscript: October 25, 2002
Published: November 4, 2002

Citation
J. Mora, Beatriz Ortega, J. Capmany, J. Cruz, M. Andres, D. Pastor, and S. Sales, "Automatic tunable and reconfigurable fiberoptic microwave filters based on a broadband optical source sliced by uniform fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Express 10, 1291-1298 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-22-1291


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