Accession Number:

ADD019641

Title:

SAGNAC Interferometer Amplitude Modulator Based Demultiplexer

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 20 Feb 1998, patented 7 Dec 1999

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1999-12-07

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

This invention is a demultiplexer consisting on a sequential division of the data stream in a series of Sagnac interferometer amplitude modulators SIAMs, wherein each modulator in the series is driven by a single microwave frequency derived directly from a radio frequency RF data rate clock, with the RF phase properly adjusted to extract a channel of interest.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
  • Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE