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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jun. 20, 2011
  • pp: 12227–12240

Coupled-resonator-induced-transparency concept for wavelength routing applications

M. Mancinelli, R. Guider, P. Bettotti, M. Masi, M. R. Vanacharla, and L. Pavesi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 12227-12240 (2011)

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The presence of coupled resonators induced transparency (CRIT) effects in side-coupled integrated spaced sequence of resonators (SCISSOR) of different radii has been studied. By controlling the rings radii and their center to center distance, it is possible to form transmission channels within the SCISSOR stop-band. Two different methods to exploit the CRIT effect in add/drop filters are proposed. Their performances, e. g. linewidth, crosstalk and losses, are examined also for random variations in the structural parameters. Finally, few examples of high performances mux/demux structures and 2 × 2 routers based on these modified SCISSOR are presented. CRIT based SCISSOR optical devices are particularly promising for ultra-dense wavelength division multiplexing applications.

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OCIS Codes
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(060.1155) Fiber optics and optical communications : All-optical networks
(060.4265) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, wavelength routing
(230.4555) Optical devices : Coupled resonators

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Integrated Optics

Original Manuscript: December 20, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2011
Published: June 9, 2011

M. Mancinelli, R. Guider, P. Bettotti, M. Masi, M. R. Vanacharla, and L. Pavesi, "Coupled-resonator-induced-transparency concept for wavelength routing applications," Opt. Express 19, 12227-12240 (2011)

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