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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 25 — Dec. 6, 2010
  • pp: 25649–25656

Holographic filter with cascaded volume Bragg gratings in photopolymer waveguide film

Kwon-Yeon Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 25, pp. 25649-25656 (2010)

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A novel holographic filter using a photopolymer-based cascaded volume Bragg gratings (CVBGs) is proposed and experimentally demonstrated in this paper. The filter was designed to attain a narrow spectral bandwidth characteristic without increasing the thickness of photopolymer used, at 1550nm operating wavelength region. The proposed filter is consisted of a 45° slanted grating working as a surface-normal input/output coupler and a non-slanted reflection grating acting as a narrow-band wavelength selective filter, and it was embedded in the photopolymer film as a waveguide mode. The fabricated filter showed that the bandwidth at the center wavelength of 1547.85nm was about 0.45nm.

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OCIS Codes
(050.7330) Diffraction and gratings : Volume gratings
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(130.0130) Integrated optics : Integrated optics
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

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Original Manuscript: September 8, 2010
Revised Manuscript: November 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: November 22, 2010
Published: November 23, 2010

Kwon-Yeon Lee, "Holographic filter with cascaded volume Bragg gratings in photopolymer waveguide film," Opt. Express 18, 25649-25656 (2010)

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