Novel tunable optical filter employing a fiber loop mirror for synthesis applications in WDM

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Vázquez García, María Carmen; Vargas Palma, Salvador Elías; Sánchez-Pena, José Manuel;
  • Publisher: IEEE
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/LEOS.2001.969107
  • Subject: Wavelength division multiplexing | Z transforms | Mirrors | Optical tuning | Stimulated emissevion | Optical fiber dices | Optical resonators | Optical filters | Optical transfer function | Butterworth filters | Optical fibre filters | Optical ring resonators | Optical communication equipment | Telecomunicaciones | Optical interferometry | Transfer functions | Optical crosstalk | Optical fiber couplers
    arxiv: Physics::Optics

A novel optical filter employing a fiber loop mirror within an amplified ring resonator is presented. The fiber loop mirror allows tuning by changing the coupling factor of a coupler. The device can be used as a building block to synthesize optical filters, as previousl... View more
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