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Silicon-based on-chip diplexing/triplexing technologies and devices

  • Yaocheng Shi
  • Jingye Chen
  • Hongnan Xu
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Abstract

Wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) transceiver filters are one of the most essential components for realizing the fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) networks. In recent years, silicon photonics have provided a very attractive platform to build ultra-compact photonic integrated devices with CMOS-compatible processes. In this review, we focus on the recent progresses on diplexers/triplexers based on multimode interference couplers (MMI), and directional couplers (DC). The polarization-insensitive devices are also discussed.

Keywords

wavelength division multiplexer multimode interference coupler directional coupler fiber-to-the-home silicon waveguide 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported in part by National Key Research and Development Program (Grant No. 2016YFB0402502) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 61675178, 61377023).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Optical and Electromagnetic Research, State Key Laboratory of Modern Optical InstrumentationZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina

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