Integrated Mux/Demux with 25/50GHz interleavers

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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Chen, Wei; Chen, Wenlu; Little, Brent; Chu, Sai; Hryniewicz, John; King, Oliver; Gill, Dave; Johnson, Fred; Davidson, Roy; Donovan, Kevin; Gibson, John (Infinera Corp, 9020 Junction Dr., Annapolis Junction, MD 20701)

Pair of 50/25 GHz interleavers was integrated on a single chip using high index contrast planar waveguide technology. The cascaded MZ-based interleaver uses a polarization diversified scheme and achieved 25dB crosstalk and 18GHz 0.5dB bandwidth across the C-band.