Compact Silicon Photonic Interleaver Using an Interfering Loop Containing a Fabry-Perot Cavity Formed by Sagnac Loop

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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Jiang, Xinhong; Yang, Yuxing; Liu, Boyu; Zhang, Yong; Qiu, Ciyuan; Su, Yikai (State Key Lab of Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks, Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200240, China)

A compact (106.4 x 55.1 micrometer2) silicon photonic interleaver is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The 3-dB and 20-dB bandwidths of the passband are ~1.09 nm and ~1.585 nm, respectively. The central wavelength can be changed by tuning only one waveguide.