20GHz Channel Spacing InP-based Arrayed Waveguide Grating

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: PDF

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Soares, Francisco M.; Jiang, Wei; Seo, Sang-Woo; Baek, Jong Hwa; Broeke, R. G.; Cao, Jing; Yoo, S. J. Ben (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA)
Olsson, F.; Lourdudoss, S. (Department of Microelectronics and Information Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

We demonstrate a 10-channel InP-based Arrayed-Waveguide Grating (dimensions = 5.0x6.0 mm2) with a 20-GHz channel spacing. The excess loss of the AWG is 5.5-6.3 dB, and the crosstalk level is below -15 dB.