Analysis of the Impact of Phase Variation on the Behavior of Wavelength Selective Switches

Conference: Photonische Netze - 16. ITG-Fachtagung
05/07/2015 - 05/08/2015 at Leipzig, Deutschland

Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 257: Photonische Netze

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Fakhfakh, A.; Eiselt, M.; Dochhan, A. (ADVA Optical Networking SE, Maerzenquelle 1-3, 98617 Meiningen, Germany)
Griesser, H. (ADVA Optical Networking SE, Fraunhoferstr. 9a, 82152 Martinsried, Germany)

This paper gives an insight into the phase and amplitude response of wavelength selective switches, employed to compensate group delay or chromatic dispersion. A mathematical model is given, explaining the experimental results and taking into account the phase variation of the aperture filter.