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  • Vol. 26, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2001
  • pp: 917–919

Synthesis of a parallel-coupled ring-resonator filter

Andrea Melloni  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 26, Issue 12, pp. 917-919 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.26.000917


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Abstract

An effective and exact synthesis technique for the design of parallel-coupled ring-resonator filters with a maximally flat stop-band characteristic of any order is presented. Simple closed-form formulas determine the Q factor of each resonator and the coupling coefficients. The performances of these filters are discussed for their applications as interleavers and channel-dropping filters in wavelength-division multiplexing systems.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(130.1750) Integrated optics : Components
(230.3120) Optical devices : Integrated optics devices
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators

Citation
Andrea Melloni, "Synthesis of a parallel-coupled ring-resonator filter," Opt. Lett. 26, 917-919 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-26-12-917


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