Polarization Controller for Si photonic integrated circuits with an active closed loop control

Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland

Proceedings: ECOC 2016

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Sorianello, V.; Romagnoli, M. (CNIT – Laboratory of Photonic Networks, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy)
De Angelis, G.; Velha, P.; Cassese, T.; Preite, M. V. (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna – TeCIP Institute, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy)
Bianchi, A.; Testa, F. (Ericsson Research, Via Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy)

A polarization insensitive silicon photonic circuit for the management of any arbitrary polarization state of light coming from a fiber linked to a remote source is demonstrated. WDM channels with a common arbitrary polarization at the input are automatically equalized.