23 October 1992 Design of integrated-mirror etalons for photonic switching
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Proceedings Volume 1813, Optoelectronic Component Technologies; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131236
Event: International Symposium on Optoelectronics in Computers, Communications, and Control, 1992, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Abstract
In this paper we report a method of designing integrated-mirror etalons for photonic switching without time-consuming numerical calculation. It consists of the following two-step process: (1) find the minimum reflectance to obtain the maximum allowable linewidth of an etalon, and (2) find the number of the quarter-wave layers in each mirror of the etalon to obtain the reflectance given by step 1. The condition for maximum transmission in an integrated-mirror etalon is also derived. Under this condition we can achieve the required linewidth with the minimum number of quarter-wave layers.
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Tae-Hoon Yoon, Jae-Chang Kim, Jong Sool Jung, "Design of integrated-mirror etalons for photonic switching", Proc. SPIE 1813, Optoelectronic Component Technologies, (23 October 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.131236; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.131236
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