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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 11 — May. 29, 2006
  • pp: 4923–4927

Multimode-interference-based broad-band demultiplexers with internal photonic crystals

Lung-Wei Chung and San-Liang Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 11, pp. 4923-4927 (2006)

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By the combination of multimode interference and photonic crystals, a broad-band 1.3/1.55-µm demultiplexer can be realized with very compact structure. Simulation with the finite-difference time domain method verifies its excellent performance, greater than 20dB isolation ratio and less than 3 dB insertion loss over 100nm bandwidth at both wavelength bands.

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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
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: April 27, 2006
Revised Manuscript: May 20, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 20, 2006
Published: May 29, 2006

Lung-Wei Chung and San-Liang Lee, "Multimode-interference-based broad-band demultiplexers with internal photonic crystals," Opt. Express 14, 4923-4927 (2006)

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