Sensing properties of femtosecond laser-inscribed long period gratings in photonic crystal fiber

Kalli, Kyriacos, Allsop, Thomas D.P., Zhou, Kaiming, Smith, Graham, Komodromos, Michael, Webb, David J. and Bennion, Ian (2011). Sensing properties of femtosecond laser-inscribed long period gratings in photonic crystal fiber. Photonic Sensors, 1 (3), pp. 228-233.

Abstract

The use of near infrared, high intensity femtosecond laser pulses for the inscription of long period fiber gratings in photonic crystal fiber is reported. The formation of grating structures in photonic crystal fiber is complicated by the fiber structure that allows wave-guidance but that impairs and scatters the femtosecond inscription beam. The effects of symmetric and asymmetric femtosecond laser inscriptions are compared and the polarization characteristics of long period gratings and their responses to external perturbations are reported.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13320-011-0013-8
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Additional Information: © The Author(s) 2011 This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits any use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.
Uncontrolled Keywords: fiber gratings,femtosecond laser inscription,photonic crystal fiber,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
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Published Date: 2011-09
Authors: Kalli, Kyriacos
Allsop, Thomas D.P.
Zhou, Kaiming ( 0000-0002-6011-1912)
Smith, Graham
Komodromos, Michael
Webb, David J. ( 0000-0002-5495-1296)
Bennion, Ian

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