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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 16 — Aug. 11, 2014
  • pp: 19156–19168

Optical reconfigurable demultiplexer based on Bragg grating assisted ring resonators

Salvador Vargas and Carmen Vazquez  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 16, pp. 19156-19168 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.019156


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Abstract

A polarization independent reconfigurable optical demultiplexer with low crosstalk between adjacent channels and high number of potential allocated channels is designed on silicon on insulator technology. On to off state transitions can be implemented by changing the coupling factor or the ring length. Wavelength selective switch units are cascaded to form the demultiplexer. Crosstalks below −30dB with 50GHz channel spacing and losses below 1.5dB in the off state are obtained from simulations. Designs using carrier dispersion effect and power consumption estimations are included.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.1810) Fiber optics and optical communications : Buffers, couplers, routers, switches, and multiplexers
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: June 25, 2014
Revised Manuscript: July 18, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2014
Published: July 31, 2014

Citation
Salvador Vargas and Carmen Vazquez, "Optical reconfigurable demultiplexer based on Bragg grating assisted ring resonators," Opt. Express 22, 19156-19168 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-16-19156


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