Tunable Holographic Components in WDM Optical Networks

Martín Minguez, Alfredo and Rodriguez Horche, Paloma (2010). Tunable Holographic Components in WDM Optical Networks. "OPTICAL AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS", v. 42 (n. 1); pp. 45-67. ISSN 0306-8919.


Title: Tunable Holographic Components in WDM Optical Networks
  • Martín Minguez, Alfredo
  • Rodriguez Horche, Paloma
Item Type: Article
Título de Revista/Publicación: OPTICAL AND QUANTUM ELECTRONICS
Date: January 2010
Volume: 42
Freetext Keywords: WDM optical networks · Holographic device · Optical filter · Optical router · Optical switch · Semiconductor optical amplifier · SOA · Access network · Metro network
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
Department: Tecnología Fotónica [hasta 2014]
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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This paper describes the applications of a multipurpose holographic device in optical networks with Coarse and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM/ DWDM) technologies. In its basic structure, it can operate as a tunable wavelength filter, wavelength multiplexer or λ router. By using a more complex structure, the device works as OADM (Optical Add Drop Multiplexer) or OS (Optical Switch). Some simulations of the basic devices, from the optical transmission point of view, are made to match the transmission parameters for the application in optical networks. Performance parameters of the device, like switching time, losses, cross-talk or polarization insensitivity are analyzed and compared with other multiplexing or switching technologies. To complete the review of these components, a study of computer generated holograms (CGH) design is carried out. The results are used in the design of holographic devices to perform different applications: in Metro networks, where a design of a holographic device with wavelength conversion and routing is analyzed, or, in Access Networks like a tunable filter or demultiplexer in Fiber to the Home/Business (FTTH/FTTB) topologies.

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Item ID: 7335
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Deposited by: Memoria Investigacion
Deposited on: 06 Jun 2011 11:33
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2016 16:29
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