Low-loss, wide and low-ripple passband arrayed-waveguide grating with tandem MZI-synchronized configuration

Konferenz: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication - Post Deadline Papers
20.09.2009 - 24.09.2009 in Vienna, Austria

Tagungsband: ECOC 2009

Seiten: 2Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Kamei, Shin; Kitoh, Tsutomu; Goh, Takashi; Mori, Atsushi; Takahashi, Hiroshi (NTT Photonics Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Japan)

A novel AWG with a wide passband is proposed. The measured insertion loss and 0.5-dB bandwidth are 2.8 dB and 59 GHz. Thanks to the low amplitude and phase ripples, this AWG can be used in a 40G ROADM.