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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 11 — May. 24, 2010
  • pp: 11270–11275

Design and simulation of multimode interference based demultiplexers aided by computer-generated planar holograms

Ming-Chan Wu and Shuo-Yen Tseng  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 11270-11275 (2010)

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A 1.31/1.55 μm multimode interference based wavelength demultiplexer aided by computer-generated planar holograms is proposed. The device length is not limited to the common multiples of the beat lengths for the two wavelengths. The demultiplexer length is chosen as the first self-imaging length for 1.55 μm input, and a computer-generated holographic pattern is used to image the 1.31 μm input to the cross output port. The design and optimization of the holographic pattern is presented. The device performance is investigated using the beam propagation method.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.7380) Optical devices : Waveguides, channeled
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: April 15, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 7, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2010
Published: May 12, 2010

Ming-Chan Wu and Shuo-Yen Tseng, "Design and simulation of multimode interference based demultiplexers aided by computer-generated planar holograms," Opt. Express 18, 11270-11275 (2010)

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