Use of multimode interference couplers to broaden the passband of wavelength-dispersive integrated WDM filters

J. B D Soole, M. R. Amersfoort, H. P. LeBlanc, N. C. Andreadakis, A. Rajhel, C. Caneau, R. Bhat, M. A. Koza, C. Youtsey, I. Adesida

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Abstract

We describe how multimode interference couplers (MMI) may be used to broaden and flatten the passband of integrated wavelength-dispersive filters. We discuss the approach and demonstrate its effectiveness with a passband-broadened InP arrayed waveguide filter operating at 1.5 μm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1340-1342
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume8
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Soole, J. B. D., Amersfoort, M. R., LeBlanc, H. P., Andreadakis, N. C., Rajhel, A., Caneau, C., Bhat, R., Koza, M. A., Youtsey, C., & Adesida, I. (1996). Use of multimode interference couplers to broaden the passband of wavelength-dispersive integrated WDM filters. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 8(10), 1340-1342. https://doi.org/10.1109/68.536648