Title: Integrated-optical add/drop multiplexer for DWDM in lithium niobate
Authors: Runde, D.
Brunken, S.
Breuer, S.
Kip, Detlef  
Language: en
Subject (DDC): DDC::500 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik
Issue Date: Jun-2007
Publisher: Springer
Document Type: Article
Journal / Series / Working Paper (HSU): Applied Physics B Lasers and optics 
Volume: 88
Page Start: 83
Page End: 88
Publisher Place: Berlin
Abstract: 
In this contribution, an add/drop multiplexer that uses a mode-selective coupler and a holographically recorded slanted Bragg grating in lithium niobate is demonstrated. A Bragg grating with a bandwidth of 0.1 nm allows for an add/drop efficiency of about 96% with a cross-talk well above 22 dB applicable for wavelengths in the 1.5 μm window. Polarisation-independent operation can be achieved by application of a bias electric field to compensate for the small mismatch of propagation constants of TE and TM modes. The proposed scheme of an integrated-optical lithium niobate based device appears to be an interesting option due to its potential for fast electro-optical switching. © Springer-Verlag 2007.
Organization Units (connected with the publication): Technische Universität Clausthal
URL: https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/34250646621
ISSN: 09462171
DOI: 10.1007/s00340-007-2667-x
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