Grating-frustrated coupler : a novel channel-dropping filter in single-mode optical fibre
Archambault, J.L., Russell, P.St.J., Barcelos, S., Hua, P. and Reekie, L. (1994) Grating-frustrated coupler : a novel channel-dropping filter in single-mode optical fibre. Optics Letters, 19, (3), 180-182. (doi:10.1364/OL.19.000180).
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A low-insertion-loss, all-single-mode fiber, wavelength-division-multiplexing filter comprising a four-port polished coupler and a strong fiber grating is demonstrated. The device operated in a novel way by a process we call grating-frustrated directional coupling. A fiber grating, present in only one half of the coupler, frustrates the transference of power to the other half within a narrow wavelength range. The performance of a prototype device - a 1535-nm channel-dropping filter with 0.7-nm bandwidth, 70% peak transmission, and 13-dB isolation-shows great promise for wavelength-division-multiplexing and line-filtering applications.
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
|Divisions:||University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
|Date Deposited:||11 Mar 2010|
|Last Modified:||27 Mar 2014 18:58|
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