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Webinar: Optical Sensor Design using OptiSystem

The theory and implementation of applications to LIDAR, fiber-optic gyroscopes and fiber…

Optical Coherent Receiver Sensitivity Analysis

Optical coherent receiver technology can provide theoretical sensitivity levels to the order of 10’s of photons/bit. This application note provides an overview of common coherent receiver architectures…

Grating Coupler Design based on SOI Technology

Grating couplers are widely used input/output devices that couple light between fiber (or free-space) and sub-micrometer waveguides. This application note…

Ring Resonator Fiber Optic Gyroscope

This application note demonstrates the shift in resonant frequency in an optical ring resonator due to Sagnac effect and how a closed loop feedback system can be used to calculate the angular…

Optical Phase Locked Loop for Analog Homodyne Detection

For coherent demodulation it is essential that the frequency and the phase of the local oscillator closely matches the carrier signal…

40 Gbps Silicon Depletion Mode TW Modulator

Traveling wave modulators are widely used for their low power consumption and high speeds. In this application note a transmission line model is combined with an optical…

Webinar: Simulating Doped Fiber Amplifiers using OptiSystem

Join Optiwave for an informative & instructional webinar on the simulation of Doped Fiber…

Symmetric Lossless X Coupler

The X Coupler is a basic component used in many kinds of optical circuits. Here its properties are analysed by theoretical means, and also by detailed simulation of…

Webinar: Simulating Plasmonic Devices with OptiFDTD

Join Optiwave for an informative & instructional webinar on the simulation of plasmonic devices…

Silicon Nanotapers for Fiber-to-Waveguide Coupling

Two approaches for coupling light on a high-confinement chip with sub-micron waveguides are gratings or taper couplers. This application example…