An optical multiplexer-demultiplexer based on an index-confined photonic band gap waveguide is proposed. The dropping of electromagnetic waves having a given frequency or a certain frequency band is obtained via a phase-shifted grating obtained by breaking the uniform period sequence to include a defect layer. The selective filtering properties of the proposed structure are simulated by means of a computer code relying on a bidirectional beam propagation method based on the method of lines. (C) 2003 Optical Society of America.
|Autori interni:||PRUDENZANO, Francesco|
|Titolo:||Photonic band gap filter for wavelength division multiplexer|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2003|
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