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Compact and Low Crosstalk Echelle Grating Demultiplexer on Silicon-On-Insulator Technology

Advanced Electronics and Photonics Research Centre, National Research Council Canada, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada
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Electronics 2019, 8(6), 687; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8060687
Received: 7 May 2019 / Revised: 12 June 2019 / Accepted: 13 June 2019 / Published: 18 June 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Optical Communications and Networks)
We report on the design of an ultra-compact integrated wavelength demultiplexer in echelle configuration for the optical O-band realized on silicon-on-insulator technology. The device has four channels with channel spacing of 800 GHz and a small footprint of 260 × 83 μm2. Channel crosstalk lower than −28 dB across the four channels is experimentally demonstrated along with insertion losses of −1.5 dB. View Full-Text
Keywords: demultiplexer; wavelength division multiplexing (WDM); silicon-on-insulator (SOI); integrated photonics; optical o-band; echelle; filter demultiplexer; wavelength division multiplexing (WDM); silicon-on-insulator (SOI); integrated photonics; optical o-band; echelle; filter
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Melati, D.; Verly, P.G.; Delâge, A.; Wang, S.; Lapointe, J.; Cheben, P.; Schmid, J.H.; Janz, S.; Xu, D.-X. Compact and Low Crosstalk Echelle Grating Demultiplexer on Silicon-On-Insulator Technology. Electronics 2019, 8, 687. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8060687

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Melati D, Verly PG, Delâge A, Wang S, Lapointe J, Cheben P, Schmid JH, Janz S, Xu D-X. Compact and Low Crosstalk Echelle Grating Demultiplexer on Silicon-On-Insulator Technology. Electronics. 2019; 8(6):687. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8060687

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Melati, Daniele; Verly, Pierre G.; Delâge, André; Wang, Shurui; Lapointe, Jean; Cheben, Pavel; Schmid, Jens H.; Janz, Siegfried; Xu, Dan-Xia. 2019. "Compact and Low Crosstalk Echelle Grating Demultiplexer on Silicon-On-Insulator Technology" Electronics 8, no. 6: 687. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics8060687

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