Passive Components (I)



With the knowledge of the optical principles used for passive components, we can now easily understand how passive components are built to perform the functions required by optical communications. In this chapter we will discuss some basic components that are usually used to form more complex passive components. In this chapter we will discuss:
  • combiner/splitter;

  • fixed and tunable filters;

  • isolator;

  • circulator;

  • attenuator.


Fiber Bragg Grating Faraday Rotator Polarization Beam Splitter Passive Component Free Spectral Range 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Taiwan UniversityTaipeiTaiwan, R.O.C.

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