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Theory of loss and gain trimming of resonator-type filters

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2 Author(s)
B. E. Little ; Lab. for Phys. Sci., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA ; S. T. Chu

The characteristic response of resonator-type filters is determined by the mutual resonator-to-resonator coupling coefficients, which are not readily trimmed once a device is fabricated. We show that loss and/or gain is a mechanism which can mimic the role of the coupling coefficients, and which can therefore be used for post-fabrication tuning or trimming. By using loss-only trimming, the throughput crosstalk performance can be improved by several orders of magnitude while incurring only small signal attenuation.

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IEEE Photonics Technology Letters  (Volume:12 ,  Issue: 6 )