Abstract

We present a novel concept of a tailored Gires–Tournois etalon structure and show that such a device is useful for the fabrication of a dispersion-slope compensator with an almost arbitrary dispersion profile and also with tunability in the dispersion slope.

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2003 (2)

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

X. Shu, K. Sugden, and K. Byron, Opt. Lett. 28, 881 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2002 (1)

2001 (1)

K. Takiguchi, K. Okamoto, and T. Goh, Electron. Lett. 37, 701 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000 (1)

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Byron, K.

Caldwell, R.

Chisholm, K.

X. Shu, K. Chisholm, and K. Sugden, presented at the 29th European Conference on Optical Communication, Rimini, Italy, September, 2003, paper We4.P.57.

Colbourne, P.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Goh, T.

K. Takiguchi, K. Okamoto, and T. Goh, Electron. Lett. 37, 701 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Grubsky, V.

Higashi, N.

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Hulse, C. A.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Jablonski, M.

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Kikuchi, K.

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Kiran, S.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Lamont, M.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Li, H.

Li, Y.

McLaughlin, S.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Moss, D. J.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Nezam, S. M. R. M.

Okamoto, K.

K. Takiguchi, K. Okamoto, and T. Goh, Electron. Lett. 37, 701 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Pan, Z.

Popelek, J.

Randall, G.

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Rothenberg, J. E.

Shu, X.

X. Shu, K. Sugden, and K. Byron, Opt. Lett. 28, 881 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

X. Shu, K. Chisholm, and K. Sugden, presented at the 29th European Conference on Optical Communication, Rimini, Italy, September, 2003, paper We4.P.57.

Song, Y. W.

Starodubov, D.

Sugden, K.

X. Shu, K. Sugden, and K. Byron, Opt. Lett. 28, 881 (2003).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

X. Shu, K. Chisholm, and K. Sugden, presented at the 29th European Conference on Optical Communication, Rimini, Italy, September, 2003, paper We4.P.57.

Takiguchi, K.

K. Takiguchi, K. Okamoto, and T. Goh, Electron. Lett. 37, 701 (2001).
[CrossRef]

Takushima, Y.

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Tanaka, Y.

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

Wang, Y.

Wilcox, R.

Willner, A. E.

Yu, C.

Electron. Lett. (2)

K. Takiguchi, K. Okamoto, and T. Goh, Electron. Lett. 37, 701 (2001).
[CrossRef]

M. Jablonski, Y. Takushima, K. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka, and N. Higashi, Electron. Lett. 36, 511 (2000).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

D. J. Moss, M. Lamont, S. McLaughlin, G. Randall, P. Colbourne, S. Kiran, and C. A. Hulse, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 730 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol. (1)

Opt. Lett. (1)

Other (1)

X. Shu, K. Chisholm, and K. Sugden, presented at the 29th European Conference on Optical Communication, Rimini, Italy, September, 2003, paper We4.P.57.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental examples of tailored DGTEs. (a) Measured group-delay spectra, (b) envelopes of group-delay amplitudes, (c) reflection spectra of the first grating recorded during the fabrication.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Tunable DSC with a single linearly tailored DGTE. (a) Schematic of the setup, (b) measured dispersion values at several dispersion settings. Top inset, measured group-delay spectrum of the tailored DGTE.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Tunable DSC with two linearly tailored DGTEs. (a) Schematic of the setup, (b) measured dispersion values at different dispersion settings. Top inset, measured group-delay spectra of the two tailored DGTEs.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Design of a tunable high-order DSC with two quadratically tailored DGTEs. Inset, calculated group-delay spectra of the two tailored DGTEs.

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R1λ=2T0Δτλ21/2+1-2T0Δτλ2,

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