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Ch9Sec8 - Depositing silica-glass waveguides onto silicon...

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Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 1 THE FIBER FORUM Fiber Optic Communications Dr. JOSEPH C. PALAIS PRESENTED BY
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Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 2 Section 9.8 Arrayed-Waveguide Gratings
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Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 3 9.8.1 Device Operation A fiber-optic router directs carriers from one fiber into a second fiber. A 4X4 router is displayed below. INPUT FIBERS OUTPUT FIBERS 1 2 3 4 2 3 4 11 21 31 41 , , , λ 11 22 33 44 , , , 31 42 13 24 , , , 41 12 23 24 , , , 21 32 43 14 , , , 12 22 32 42 , , , 13 23 33 43 , , , 14 24 34 44 , , , 1
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Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 4 9.8.2 Router Physical Realization WAVEGUIDE GRATING PLANAR REGION PLANAR REGION INPUT FIBERS OUTPUT FIBERS N N 1 1
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Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 5 9.8.3 AWG Construction
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Unformatted text preview: Depositing silica-glass waveguides onto silicon substrates. Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 6 9.8.4 Device Properties xy CT 10 x P L = -10log P Dr. Joseph C. Palais 9.8 7 9.8.5 Device Applications 1.The AWG router can act as a WDM multiplexer/demultiplexer. 2.It can be used as an add-drop multiplexer in a WDM network. 3.Various channels (carrier wavelengths) can be directed to various destinations....
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Ch9Sec8 - Depositing silica-glass waveguides onto silicon...

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