Silicon hybrid (de)multiplexer enabling simultaneous mode and wavelength-division multiplexing

Tadesse Mulugeta, Mahmoud Rasras

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Abstract

On-chip simultaneous mode and wavelength divisionmultiplexing (MWDM) is proposed using a tapered directional coupler and multimode interference (MMI) waveguide. A simulation is performed on the two different MWDM architectures, in which, two waveguide eigenmodes and two wavelength channels (1310/1550nm) are multiplexed. One of the proposed devices is compact (6μm × 100μm ) and exhibits insertion loss as low as 1.2dB with a cross-talk of (-18dB).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)943-949
Number of pages7
JournalOptics Express
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 26 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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