Tunable, Fourth-Order Silicon Microring-Resonator Add-Drop Filters
Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: ECOC 2007
Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Popovic, Milo A.; Barwicz, Tymon; Dahlem, Marcus S.; Gan, Fuwan; Holzwarth, Charles W.; Rakich, Peter T.; Smith, Henry I.; Ippen, Erich P.; Krtner, Franz X. (Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA)
We demonstrate the first tunable, high-order channel add-drop filters based on silicon microring resonators. They meet rigorous, telecom-grade spectral requirements for microphotonic R-OADMs (reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexers). The design addresses 100GHz-spaced, 40GHz-wide channels over 16-32nm.