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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2010
  • pp: 5075–5088

Universal Michelson Gires-Tournois interferometer optical interleaver based on digital signal processing

Juan Zhang and Xiaowei Yang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 5075-5088 (2010)

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Optical interleavers based on Michelson Gires-Tournois interferometer (MGTI) with arbitrary cascaded reflectors for symmetrical or asymmetrical periodic frequency response with arbitrary duty cycles are defined as universal MGTI optical interleaver (UMGTIOI). It can significantly enhance flexibility and applicability of optical networks. A novel and simple method based on digital signal processing is proposed for the design of UMGTIOI. Different kinds of design examples are given to confirm effectiveness of the method.

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OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: September 25, 2009
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 1, 2010
Published: February 25, 2010

Juan Zhang and Xiaowei Yang, "Universal Michelson Gires-Tournois interferometer optical interleaver based on digital signal processing," Opt. Express 18, 5075-5088 (2010)

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