Temperature-immune readout of an integrated optical wavelength meter based on microring resonators

Caterina Taballione, Tope Agbana, Gleb Vdovin, Marcel Hoekman, Lennart Wevers, Jeroen Kalkman, Michel Verhaegen, Peter J.M. van der Slot, Klaus-Jochen Boller

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Abstract

Wavelength meters are central for many applications such as in telecommunication systems or laser monitoring. The primary function of a wavelength meter is to provide an output signal that changes sensitively with the wavelength of the input light. Of central importance is the reproducibility of the output signal even in the presence of external perturbations, e.g., temperature changes causing thermal drift. Various different methods are usually applied to improve reproducibility, e.g., thermal stabilization or repeated calibration with an additional reference light source of well-known and stable wavelength.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventECIO 2017: 19th European Conference on Integrated Optics - Eindhoven, Netherlands
Duration: 3 Apr 20175 Apr 2017

Conference

ConferenceECIO 2017: 19th European Conference on Integrated Optics
CountryNetherlands
CityEindhoven
Period3/04/175/04/17

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