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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1013–1015

Tailored Gires-Tournois etalons as tunable dispersion slope compensators

Xuewen Shu, Ian Bennion, John Mitchell, and Kate Sugden  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 9, pp. 1013-1015 (2004)

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We present a novel concept of a tailored Gires–Tournois etalon structure and show that such a device is useful for the fabrication of a dispersion-slope compensator with an almost arbitrary dispersion profile and also with tunability in the dispersion slope.

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(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

Xuewen Shu, Ian Bennion, John Mitchell, and Kate Sugden, "Tailored Gires-Tournois etalons as tunable dispersion slope compensators," Opt. Lett. 29, 1013-1015 (2004)

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