Optical filtering method and apparatus

Juerg Leuthold (Inventor), Dan Mark Marom (Inventor), David Thomas Neilson (Inventor), Roland Ryf (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


An optical filter apparatus for processing an optical signal comprising a spectrum broadening device for spectrally dividing one or more channels of the optical signal into a discrete set of spectral components for each channel, a collector for collecting the spectral components on a discrete number of corresponding light channels, one or more processors for individually processing one or more of the spectral components on the light channels, and a combiner for recombining the spectral components on the light channels.

Original languageAmerican English
Patent numberUS2004190823
IPCH04J 14/ 02 A I
Priority date25/03/03
StatePublished - 30 Sep 2004


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