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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 7 — Sep. 24, 2001
  • pp: 328–338

Analysis and design of arrayed waveguide gratings with MMI couplers

P. Muñoz, D. Pastor, and J. Capmany  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 7, pp. 328-338 (2001)

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We present an extension of the AWG model and design procedure described in [1] to incorporate multimode interference, MMI, couplers. For the first time to our knowledge, a closed formula for the passing bands bandwidth and crosstalk estimation plots are derived.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(070.6110) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial filtering
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar
(350.2460) Other areas of optics : Filters, interference

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Original Manuscript: July 20, 2001
Published: September 24, 2001

Pascual Munoz, Daniel Pastor, and Jose Capmany, "Analysis and design of arrayed waveguide gratings with MMI couplers," Opt. Express 9, 328-338 (2001)

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