An Opto-VLSI reconfigurable broad-band optical splitter

Rong Zheng*, Zhenglin Wang, Kamal E. Alameh, William A. Crossland

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Abstract

In this letter, a reconfigurable broad-band optical splitter is presented, which uses the multicasting capability of opto-very-large-scale-integrated (Opto-VLSI) technology to adaptively split an optical signal to N fiber ports. We demonstrate the proof-of-principle of a three-port structure that uses a reconfigurable Opto-VLSI processor to adaptively multicast an input optical signal with dynamic attenuation range of more than 25 dB over 55-nm bandwidth,

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-341
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Fiber-optics devices
  • Holographic gratings
  • Intelligent networks

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