Theoretical Analysis of Tunable Single-Core Comb Filter Based on MZI

J. N. Sikta, M. S. Islam, N. N. Ripa

Abstract


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In this work, a theoretical analysis of single core tunable comb filter based on Mach-Zehnder (M-Z) interferometer is proposed and demonstrated. The proposed filter consists of one QWP, one HWP, one SMF and onePMF segment consists of two PMF lengths. Depending on the dynamic settings of wavelength of the input signal, refractive index and length of the fiber material, the comb filter provides the channel spacing tenability, and peak wavelength position switchability. The proposed comb filter is polarization insensitive as PMF is used.


Keywords


Comb filter, MZI, PMF, Birefringent.

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