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etalon

[′ed·əl‚än]
(optics)
Two adjustable parallel mirrors mounted so that either one may serve as one of the mirrors in a Michelson interferometer; used to measure distances in terms of wavelengths of spectral lines.
An instrument similar to the Fabry-Pérot interferometer, except that the distance between the plates is fixed. Also known as Fabry-Pérot etalon.

etalon

In optical networking, an etalon is a passive filter that uses a Fabry-Perot cavity. See Fabry-Perot.
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The PowerShaper is compact by design (100x130x15mm) and employs proprietary etalon technology to achieve dynamic dispersion compensation over O800ps/nm (<6dB loss) or O1200ps/nm (<8dB loss) with a dispersion pass-band of 40GHz, or up to O1400ps/nm over a 35GHz dispersion pass-band at 100GHz channel spacing, and precise control of dispersion to <20ps/nm.
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