Waveguide-Frontend with Integrated Polarization Diversity Optics for Wavelength Selective Switch Array
Conference: ECOC 2016 - 42nd European Conference on Optical Communication
09/18/2016 - 09/22/2016 at Düsseldorf, Deutschland
Proceedings: ECOC 2016
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Kudo, Hiroshi; Shikama, Kota; Sakamaki, Yohei; Nakajima, Mitsumasa; Yamaguchi, Keita; Seno, Kazunori; Suzuki, Kenya; Itoh, Mikitaka; Hashimoto, Toshikazu (NTT Device Technology Labs, NTT Corporation. 3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan)
Ikuma, Yuichiro (NTT Device Innovation Center, NTT Corporation. 3-1 Morinosato Wakamiya, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0198, Japan)
We propose a waveguide-frontend with integrated polarization diversity optics for a wavelength selective switch (WSS) with a spatial and planar optical circuit. We demonstrate a 2-in-1 1x20 WSS and confirmed operation with a polarization dependent loss of <0.43 dB.