LARGE BANDWIDTH FIBER BRAGG GRATINGS FOR CWDM SYSTEMS
Keywords:Optical Fiber Devices, Gratings, CWDM
We report on the fabrication of fiber Bragg gratings with bandwidth in excess of 15 nm for application as filters in CWDM systems and their use in a reconfigurable optical add-drop multiplexer. The gratings were tested in a 2.5 Gbps link and reveal a BER performance comparable to commercial thin film filters, which is the standard technology used in such application.
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