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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 23 — Nov. 18, 2002
  • pp: 1354–1360

Design of guided-wave grating-assisted tunable filters for telecommunications systems

Vittorio M. N. Passaro  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 23, pp. 1354-1360 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.001354


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Abstract

In this paper, a number of critical aspects in the design and performance of guided-wave grating-assisted tunable filters for dense telecommunications systems are investigated by using a rigorous numerical approach. It is shown how highly narrow filters, with the potential to be tunable over a large number of channels (> 50), can be accurately designed by using well-selected apodization windows.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(130.2790) Integrated optics : Guided waves
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: October 28, 2002
Revised Manuscript: November 11, 2002
Published: November 18, 2002

Citation
Vittorio Passaro, "Design of guided-wave grating-assisted tunable filters for telecommunications systems," Opt. Express 10, 1354-1360 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-23-1354


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