Demonstration of integrated wavelength shuffle router in InP

J. D. Bainbridge, I. H. White, M. Asghari, G. H.B. Thompson, S. J. Clements, C. B. Rogers, D. Melville, F. R. Shepherd

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A wavelength router is developed for routing signals from any input to any output in a wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) network. It uses an integrated grating wavelength demultiplexer which couples all wavelengths to a single input waveguide. The finite spectral range of the device is designed such that the adjacent diffraction orders couple the remaining wavelengths to the output. By designing the grating in such a way that the distance between the diffraction orders is a multiple of the output waveguide spacing, any required path can be achieved by choice of wavelength without the need for wavelength conversion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-206
Number of pages2
JournalConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO - Baltimore, MD, USA
Duration: 18 May 199723 May 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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