OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 1996
  • pp: 1084–1086

Optimization of Rowland circle mounts for grating demultiplexers and narrow-band spectrographs

E. G. Churin, P. Bayvel, A. Stavdas, J. E. Midwinter, and A. M. Hill  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 1084-1086 (1996)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.21.001084


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (276 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A simple equation for the parameters of the Rowland circle grating mount is derived that ensures that the astigmatism and the meridional spherical aberration are stationary at the wavelength of correction. This is important in optimizing the design of grating multiplexers–demultiplexers and cross connects in wavelength-division multiplexed networks and high-resolution narrow-band spectrographs. An analysis of aberrations in three-dimensional and planar two-dimensional optical schemes is presented, and it is shown that in the wavelength range of 1530–1570 nm diffraction-limited performance can be achieved for 160 channels in a three-dimensional multiplexer–demultiplexer and for more than 800 channels for a planar free-space scheme.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 28, 1995
Published: July 15, 1996

Citation
E. G. Churin, A. M. Hill, P. Bayvel, A. Stavdas, and J. E. Midwinter, "Optimization of Rowland circle mounts for grating demultiplexers and narrow-band spectrographs," Opt. Lett. 21, 1084-1086 (1996)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-21-14-1084


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. I. Hawker, V. Tandon, D. Cotter, A. Hill, Brit. Telecommun. Eng. 13, 103 (1994).
  2. M. Sabry, J. E. Midwinter, Proc. Inst. Electr. Eng. Part J. 141, 327 (1994).
  3. T. Harada, T. Kita, Appl. Opt. 22, 819 (1983). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. B. J. Brown, I. J. Wilson, Opt. Acta 28, 1587 (1981). [CrossRef]
  5. H. Noda, T. Namioka, M. Seya, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 64, 1031 (1974). [CrossRef]
  6. K. R. Poguntke, J. B. D. Soole, H. P. LeBlanc, N. C. Andreadakis, P. Grabbe, R. Bhat, C. Caneau, M. A. Koza, Electron. Lett. 30, 512 (1994). [CrossRef]
  7. F. N. Timofeev, J. E. Midwinter, P. Bayvel, E. G. Churin, A. Stavdas, M. N. Sokolskii, Electron. Lett. 31, 1368 (1995). [CrossRef]
  8. E. Desurvire, Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifiers: Principles and Applications (Wiley-Interscience, New York, 1994).
  9. M. P. Crisp, in Applied Optics and Optical Engineering,R. R. Shannon, J. C. Wyant, eds. (Academic, London, 1987), Vol. 10, pp. 391–454.
  10. T. Harada, T. Kita, Appl. Opt. 19, 3987 (1980). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  11. R. Grange, Appl. Opt. 32, 4875 (1993). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. A. Stavdas, J. E. Midwinter, P. Bayvel, C. Todd, J. Mod. Opt. 42, 1863 (1995). [CrossRef]
  13. M. Born, E. Wolf, Principles of Optics (Pergamon, London, 1970).
  14. B. E. Woodgate, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 64, 654 (1974). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited