12 January 1998 Silica-on-silicon very broadband 8-channel splitter
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Abstract
Power splitters with high performances in a very broad region of wavelengths are key components in Passive Optical Networks. To this end, we designed an 8 channel power divider that works in the range 1260 nm-1650 nm by cascading Y-junctions optimized for low loss operation. Several devices have been fabricated using the silicon technology and then fully characterized on a semi-automatic bench developed on purpose to evaluate the spectral response and polarization dependent losses. Preliminary measurements show that the devices are within ETSI and Bellcore specifications.
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Mariacarla Guidi, Guido Perrone, Stefano Murgia, Antonello Fincato, Ivo Montrosset, "Silica-on-silicon very broadband 8-channel splitter", Proc. SPIE 3278, Integrated Optic Devices II, (12 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.298211; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.298211
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