Abstract

A wavelength filter based on a polymer Bragg reflector has received much attention due to its simple structure and wide tuning range. Tilted Bragg gratings and asymmetric Y-branches are integrated to extract the reflected optical signals in different directions. To optimize device performance, design procedures are thoroughly considered and various design parameters are applied to fabricated devices. An asymmetric Y-branch with an angle of 0.3° produced crosstalk less than −25 dB, and the even-odd mode coupling was optimized for a grating tilt angle of 2.5°, which closely followed the design results. Through this experiment, it was confirmed that this device has a large manufacturing tolerance, which is important for mass production of this optical device.

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H. Kobrinski and K.-W. CheungWavelength-tunable optical filters: application and technologiesIEEE. Commun. Mag.1989275363

D. Sadot and E. BoimovichTunable optical filters for dense WDM networksIEEE Commun. Mag.1998365055

L. Domash, M. Wu, N. Nemchuk, and E. MaTunable and switchable multiple-cavity thin film filtersJ. Lightwave Technol.200422126135

M. Lequime, R. Parmentier, F. Lemarchand, and C. AmraToward tunable thin-film filters for wavelength division multiplexing applicationsAppl. Opt.20024132773284

R. Parmentier and M. LequimeSubstrate-strain-induced tunability of dense wavelength-division multiplexing thin-film filtersOpt. Lett.200328728730

B. Yu, G. Pickrell, and A. WangThermally tunable extrinsic Fabry-Perot filterIEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.20041622962298

J. S. Milne, J. M. Dell, A. J. Keating, and L. FaraoneWidely tunable MEMS-based Fabry-Perot filterJ. Microelectromech. Syst.200918905908

G. A. Ball and W. W. MoreyTunable Bragg grating fiber filters and their applicationsProc. CLEO'97Baltimore, MD1997

A. Iocco, H. G. Limberger, R. P. Salathe, L. A. Everall, K. E. Chisholm, J. A. R. Williams, and I. BennionBragg grating fast tunable filter for wavelength division multiplexingIEEE J. Lightwave. Technol.19991712171221

T. Hu, W. Wang, C. Qiu, P. Yu, H. Qiu, Y. Zhao, X. Jiang, and J. YangThermally tunable filters based on third-order microring resonators for WDM applicationsIEEE Photon. Technol. Lett.201224524526

X. Zheng, I. Shubin, G. Li, T. Pinguet, A. Mekis, J. Yao, H. Thacker, Y. Luo, J. Costa, K. Raj, J. E. Cunningham, and A. V. KrishnamoorthyA tunable 1×4 silicon CMOS photonic wavelength multiplexer/demultiplexer for dense optical interconnectsOpt. Express20101851515160

M.-C. Oh, M.-H. Lee, J.-H. Ahn, H. J. Lee, and S.-G. HanPolymeric wavelength filters with polymer gratingsAppl. Phy. Lett.19987215591561

C. Riziotis and M. N. ZervasDesign considerations in optical add/drop multiplexers based on grating-assisted null couplersJ. Lightwave Technol.20011992104

J. M. Castro, D. F. Geraghty, B. R. West, and S. HonkanenFabrication and comprehensive modeling of ion-exchanged Bragg optical add-drop multiplexersAppl. Opt.20044361666173

M.-C. Oh, W.-S. Chu, J.-S. Shin, J.-W. Kim, K.-J. Kim, J.-K. Seo, H.-K. Lee, Y.-O. Noh, and H.-J. LeePolymeric optical waveguide devices exploiting special properties of polymer materialsOpt. Commun.2016362312

Z. Zhang and N. KeilThermo-optic devices on polymer platformOpt. Commun.2016362101114

Z. Zhang, D. D. Felipe, W. Brinker, M. Kleinert, A. M. Novo, M. Moehrle, C. Zawadzki, and N. KeilC/L-band colorless ONU based on polymer bi-directional optical subassemblyIEEE J. Lightwave. Technol.20153312301234

Y.-O. Noh, H.-J. Lee, J. J. Ju, M.-S. Kim, S. H. Oh, and M.-C. OhContinuously tunable compact lasers based on thermo-optic polymer waveguides with Bragg gratingsOpt. Express2008161819418201

S.-H. Park, J.-K. Seo, J-O Park, H.-K. Lee, J.-S. Shin, and M.-C. OhTransmission type tunable wavelength filters based on polymer waveguide Bragg reflectorsOpt. Commun.201636296100

W.-C. Chuang, Y.-T. Huang, H.-C. Lin, and A.-C. LeeFabrication of an asymmetric Bragg coupler-based polymeric filter with a single-grating waveguideOpt. Express2011191077610788

J.-S. Shin, T.-H. Park, Chu W.-S., C.-H. Lee, S.-Y. Shin, and M.-C. OhTunable channel-drop filters consisting of polymeric Bragg reflectors and a mode sorting asymmetric X-junctionOpt.Express2015231722317228

T.-H. Park, J.-S. Shin, G. H., W.-S. Chu, and M.-C. OhTunable channel drop filters consisting of a tilted Bragg grating and a mode sorting polymer waveguideOpt. Express20162457095714

J. M. Castro, D. F. Geraghty, S. Honkanen, C. M. Greiner, D. Iazikov, and T. W. MossbergOptical add-drop multiplexers based on the antisymmetric waveguide Bragg gratingAppl. Opt.20064512361243

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