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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 15 — Jul. 23, 2007
  • pp: 9859–9866

Electro-optic narrowband multi-wavelength filter in aperiodically poled lithium niobate

C. H. Lin, Y. H. Chen, S. W. Lin, C. L. Chang, Y. C. Huang, and J. Y. Chang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9859-9866 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.009859


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Abstract

We report on an iterative design scheme for and the first experimental demonstration of active narrowband multi-wavelength filters based on aperiodically poled lithium niobate crystals. A simultaneous transmission of 8 wavelengths, each with a ~0.45-nm linewidth and nearly 100% peak transmittance, was achieved in such a device. The transmission spectrum of this device can be tuned by temperature at a rate of ~0.65 nm/°C.

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OCIS Codes
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(230.5440) Optical devices : Polarization-selective devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: April 9, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 11, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 17, 2007
Published: July 20, 2007

Citation
C. H. Lin, Y. H. Chen, S. W. Lin, C. L. Chang, Y. C. Huang, and J. Y. Chang, "Electro-optic narrowband multi-wavelength filter in aperiodically poled lithium niobate," Opt. Express 15, 9859-9866 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-15-9859


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