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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 15 — Jul. 21, 2008
  • pp: 11216–11223

Multi-channel Bragg gratings based on nonuniform amplitude-only sampling

Yitang Dai and Jianping Yao  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 15, pp. 11216-11223 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.011216


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Abstract

A novel technique to implement a Bragg grating with multi-channel and high channel-count response based on nonuniform amplitude-only sampling is proposed. Thanks to the nonuniform sampling, a sophisticated phase modulation for the generation of multi-channel spectral response can be equivalently achieved, while the pitch of the Bragg grating is maintained uniform. The principle is presented. Two design examples with two Bragg gratings for multi-channel filtering and for multi-channel chromatic dispersion compensation are provided.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 9, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 9, 2008
Published: July 11, 2008

Citation
Yitang Dai and Jianping Yao, "Multi-channel Bragg gratings based on nonuniform amplitude-only sampling," Opt. Express 16, 11216-11223 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-15-11216


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