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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 13 — Jun. 30, 2003
  • pp: 1559–1565

Broadband optical equalizer using fault-tolerant digital micromirrors

Nabeel A. Riza and M. Junaid Mughal  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 13, pp. 1559-1565 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.11.001559


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Abstract

For the first time, the design and demonstration of a near continuous spectral processing mode broadband equalizer is described using the earlier proposed macro-pixel spatial approach for multiwavelength fiber-optic attenuation in combination with a high spectral resolution broadband transmissive volume Bragg grating. The demonstrated design features low loss and low polarization dependent loss with broadband operation. Such an analog mode spectral processor can impact optical applications ranging from test and instrumentation to dynamic all-optical networks.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 9, 2003
Revised Manuscript: June 11, 2003
Published: June 30, 2003

Citation
Nabeel Riza and M. Junaid Mughal, "Broadband optical equalizer using fault tolerant digital micromirrors," Opt. Express 11, 1559-1565 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-11-13-1559


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