Low loss all-fibre acousto-optic tunable filter


Culverhouse, D.O., Yun, S.H., Richardson, D.J., Birks, T.A., Farwell, S.G. and Russell, P.St.J. (1997) Low loss all-fibre acousto-optic tunable filter. Optics Letters, 22, (2), 96-98. (doi:10.1364/OL.22.000096).

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We report significant advances in the development of simple all-fiber, tunable acousto-optic spectral filters based on null couplers. Close to ideal device performance characteristics have been obtained for the first time through improved control of the coupler uniformity. Furthermore, using a double pass arrangement, we demonstrate filter bandwidth reduction and improved side-lobe suppression of -20dB. The double pass configuration is also shown to double the frequency shifts obtainable from such devices

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0146-9592 (print)
1539-4794 (electronic)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 78065
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:58
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78065

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