Demonstration of a Wavelength Selective Switch Using an LCOS and a Stacked Arrayed Waveguide Grating

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Sorimoto, Keisuke; Tsuda, Hiroyuki (Keio University 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, 223-8522 Japan)
Ishikawa, Hiroshi; Hasama, Toshifumi; Kawashima, Hitoshi; Kintaka, Kenji; Mori, Masahiko (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology - AIST)
Uetsuka, Hisato (Hitachi Cable, Ltd.)

We successfully fabricated a stacked AWG with an accuracy of 0.3% and demonstrated an LCOS-based wavelength selective switch with it. Flat-top spectral response with a crosstalk of less than -31dB was obtained.