Highly birefringent long period gratings fabricated with femtosecond laser

Dubov, Mykhaylo; Allsop, Thomas D.P.; Martínez, Amós; Mezentsev, Vladimir and Bennion, Ian (2006). Highly birefringent long period gratings fabricated with femtosecond laser. IN: Optical Fiber Communication Conference, 2006 and the 2006 National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference. OFC 2006. IEEE.

Abstract

Long Period Gratings (LPG) in standard fiber have been manufactured with a sharply focused near infrared (NIR) femtosecond laser beam. Polarization splitting of the attenuation bands is strongly dependent upon the inscription power.

Additional Information: Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC), Anaheim, California (US), 5 March 2006. Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OWI50. © 2006 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.
Event Title: Optical fiber communication conference
Event Type: Other
Event Location: Anaheim, CA
Event Dates: 2006-03-05 - 2006-03-10
Uncontrolled Keywords: attenuation, fiber Bragg gratings, laser mode locking, laser optics, optical communication, polarization, femtosecond laser, femtosecond laser beam, long period fratings, polarization splitting
Published Date: 2006-03-05

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