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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2003
  • pp: 230–239

Photonic band gap filter for wavelength division multiplexer

A. D’Orazio, M. De Sario, V. Petruzzelli, and F. Prudenzano  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 3, pp. 230-239 (2003)

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An optical multiplexer-demultiplexer based on an index-confined photonic band gap waveguide is proposed. The dropping of electromagnetic waves having a given frequency or a certain frequency band is obtained via a phase-shifted grating obtained by breaking the uniform period sequence to include a defect layer. The selective filtering properties of the proposed structure are simulated by means of a computer code relying on a bidirectional beam propagation method based on the method of lines.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(230.7400) Optical devices : Waveguides, slab

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: December 19, 2002
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2003
Published: February 10, 2003

A. D'Orazio, M. De Sario, Vincenzo Petruzzelli, and F. Prudenzano, "Photonic band gap filter for wavelength division multiplexer," Opt. Express 11, 230-239 (2003)

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