Small Helical Reflective Arrayed-Waveguide Grating with Integrated Loop Mirrors

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

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Ikuma, Yuichiro; Yasumoto, Mitsuhiro; Miyamoto, Daisuke; Ito, Jiro; Tsuda, Hiroyuki (Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Keio University, 3-14-1 Hiyoshi, Kouhoku-ku, Yokohama, 223-8522 Japan)

We have fabricated a 25-GHz-spacing, 8-ch, compact helical reflective arrayed-waveguide grating with integrated loop mirrors. The loss, the polarization dependent loss, and the adjacent-channel crosstalk were 10.9 dB, 0.1 dB, and -8.2 dB, respectively.