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

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

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: 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.