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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 9850457, 10 pages
Research Article

Optimization of DWDM Demultiplexer Using Regression Analysis

1Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600119, India
2Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, SRM Valliammai Engineering College, Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu 603203, India
3Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mount Zion College of Engineering and Technology, Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu 622507, India

Received 24 December 2015; Revised 5 May 2016; Accepted 31 May 2016

Academic Editor: James Piao

Copyright © 2016 Venkatachalam Rajarajan Balaji et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


We propose a novel twelve-channel Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) demultiplexer, using the two-dimensional photonic crystal (2D PC) with square resonant cavity (SRC) of ITU-T G.694.1 standard. The DWDM demultiplexer consists of an input waveguide, SRC, and output waveguide. The SRC in the proposed demultiplexer consists of square resonator and microcavity. The microcavity center rod radius () is proportional to refractive index. The refractive index property of the rods filters the wavelengths of odd and even channels. The proposed microcavity can filter twelve ITU-T G.694.1 standard wavelengths with 0.2 nm/25 GHz channel spacing between the wavelengths. From the simulation, we optimize the rod radius and wavelength with linear regression analysis. From the regression analysis, we can achieve 95% of accuracy with an average quality factor of 7890, the uniform spectral line-width of 0.2 nm, the transmission efficiency of 90%, crosstalk of −42 dB, and footprint of about 784 μm2.