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1 September 2011 Genetic algorithm optimization of tunable wavelength selection photonic switch using a microring resonator
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Abstract
A generation algorithm is used to optimize a tunable optical wavelength selection switch (WSS) which is based on a cascaded silicon microring resonator. This method can help us find the optimal inter-ring coupling coefficients which can lead to smaller ripple and better wavelength selectivity over a predefined pass band range. In this paper, we validate this method by a real design and report the results of several, such GA-based WSS optimization. The results show that the GA method performs well even under the limit of physical properties of a silicon ring resonator.
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Jianxiong Tang, Yaohui Jin, Zhijuan Chang, Xiaming Chen, Tong Ye, and Weisheng Hu "Genetic algorithm optimization of tunable wavelength selection photonic switch using a microring resonator," Optical Engineering 50(9), 094002 (1 September 2011). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3622757
Published: 1 September 2011
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