Low-loss planar lightwave circuit OADM with high isolation and no polarization dependence


  • Albert, Jacques
  • Bilodeau, F. O.
  • Johnson, D.C.
  • Hill, K.O.
  • Hattori, K.
  • Kitagawa, T.
  • Hibino, Y.




A passive optical add-drop multiplexer with 1 dB of insertion loss and 36 dB of isolation is fabricated by writing Bragg gratings in a waveguide Mach-Zehnder interferometer using ArF excimer laser light. The spectral properties and bit-error-rate performance of the device are fully characterized using polarized light.


IEEE Photonics Society

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Published in Peer Reviewed Journal

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Faculty of Engineering and Design

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Department of Electronics

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