A Novel Multiple-Grating Fiber Device for Optical Communications Applications

  • Lawrence Chen
  • Seldon D. Benjamin
  • Peter W. E. Smith
  • John E. Sipe
  • Salim Juma

Abstract

Photosensitive fiber Bragg gratings have been extremely successful as in-line reflection filters and are ideal as building blocks in new designs of wavelength selective optical components such as narrow-band transmission and wavelength-division-multiplexing (WDM) filters[1]. We propose a fiber device structure which combines the wavelength selective properties of fiber Bragg gratings with the broad spectral bandwidth of ultrashort optical pulses for applications to optical communications.

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Coupler 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence Chen
    • 1
  • Seldon D. Benjamin
    • 1
  • Peter W. E. Smith
    • 1
  • John E. Sipe
    • 2
  • Salim Juma
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringUniversity of Toronto and Ontario Laser and Lightwave Research CenterTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Toronto and Ontario Laser and Lightwave Research CenterTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Northern Photonics Inc.DorvalCanada

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