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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 26 — Dec. 10, 2012
  • pp: B1–B6

Integrated 1.3/1.5 μm cyclic AWG router for λ-tunable WDM/TDM-PON

Takayuki Mizuno, Yasuaki Hashizume, Takashi Yamada, Shinya Tamaki, Hirotaka Nakamura, Shunji Kimura, Mikitaka Itoh, and Hiroshi Takahashi  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 26, pp. B1-B6 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.0000B1


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Abstract

We propose a cyclic NxN AWG router that can multi/demultiplex upstream and downstream signals with different channel spacings in different wavelength regions. We fabricated a 4x4 AWG router for our novel λ-tunable WDM/TDM-PON using silica-based PLC technology and showed that it can cyclically multi/demultiplex both 20 nm-spaced and 200 GHz-spaced signals at 1.3 and 1.5 μm, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(130.3120) Integrated optics : Integrated optics devices
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar

ToC Category:
Access Networks and LAN

History
Original Manuscript: October 1, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 14, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 14, 2012
Published: November 28, 2012

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European Conference on Optical Communication 2012 (2012) Optics Express

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Takayuki Mizuno, Yasuaki Hashizume, Takashi Yamada, Shinya Tamaki, Hirotaka Nakamura, Shunji Kimura, Mikitaka Itoh, and Hiroshi Takahashi, "Integrated 1.3/1.5 μm cyclic AWG router for λ-tunable WDM/TDM-PON," Opt. Express 20, B1-B6 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-26-B1


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