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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 25 — Dec. 16, 2013
  • pp: 31330–31335

Michelson interferometer based interleaver design using classic IIR filter decomposition

Chi-Hao Cheng and Shasha Tang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 25, pp. 31330-31335 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.031330


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Abstract

An elegant method to design a Michelson interferometer based interleaver using a classic infinite impulse response (IIR) filter such as Butterworth, Chebyshev, and elliptic filters as a starting point are presented. The proposed design method allows engineers to design a Michelson interferometer based interleaver from specifications seamlessly. Simulation results are presented to demonstrate the validity of the proposed design method.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

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

History
Original Manuscript: November 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 6, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 8, 2013
Published: December 12, 2013

Citation
Chi-Hao Cheng and Shasha Tang, "Michelson interferometer based interleaver design using classic IIR filter decomposition," Opt. Express 21, 31330-31335 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-25-31330


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