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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 8, 2013
  • pp: 9103–9112

Experimental performance of DWDM quadruple Vernier racetrack resonators

Robert Boeck, Jonas Flueckiger, Lukas Chrostowski, and Nicolas A. F. Jaeger  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 9103-9112 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.009103


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Abstract

We demonstrate that one can meet numerous commercial requirements for filters used in dense wavelength-division multiplexing applications using quadruple Vernier racetrack resonators in the silicon-on-insulator platform. Experimental performance shows a ripple of 0.2 dB, an interstitial peak suppression of 39.7 dB, an adjacent channel isolation of 37.2 dB, an express channel isolation of 10.2 dB, and a free spectral range of 37.52 nm.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.7408) Optical devices : Wavelength filtering devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 28, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 25, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 27, 2013
Published: April 4, 2013

Citation
Robert Boeck, Jonas Flueckiger, Lukas Chrostowski, and Nicolas A. F. Jaeger, "Experimental performance of DWDM quadruple Vernier racetrack resonators," Opt. Express 21, 9103-9112 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-7-9103


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