High extinction ratio and low crosstalk C and L-Band photonic integrated wavelength selective switching

R. Magalhaes Gomes Kraemer, F. Nakamura, Yu Wang, H. Tsuda, N. Calabretta

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Abstract

A photonic integrated 1×2 Wavelength Selective Switch (WSS) based on a loopback configuration is shown to operate on the C and L-Bands due to the cyclic nature of the employed arrayed-waveguide gratings (AWGs). An average of -22.59 dB and -20.40 dB were observed in the C and L-band channels respectively. Crosstalk levels are kept below -40 dB on the output port A and below -30 dB on output port B. Experimental results on NRZ OOK data indicate a bit-error-rate (BER) below 1×10-11 with very limited penalty at both bands up to a bit rate of 30 Gbps.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2020 22nd International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2020
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781728184234
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Jul
Event22nd International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2020 - Bari, Italy
Duration: 2020 Jul 192020 Jul 23

Publication series

NameInternational Conference on Transparent Optical Networks
Volume2020-July
ISSN (Electronic)2162-7339

Conference

Conference22nd International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2020
CountryItaly
CityBari
Period20/7/1920/7/23

Keywords

  • Arrayed-waveguide gratings
  • Optical multiband
  • Photonic switch
  • Wavelength selective switch

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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