Inscription of narrow bandwidth bragg gratings in polymer optical fibers

Marques, Carlos A.F., Bilro, Lúcia, Webb, David J. and Nogueira, Rogério N. (2013). Inscription of narrow bandwidth bragg gratings in polymer optical fibers. IN: Fifth European workshop on optical fibre sensors. Jaroszewicz, Leszek R. (ed.) Proceedings of SPIE . Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE.

Abstract

We report on the production and characterization of narrow bandwidth fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) in two spectral regions using polymer optical fibers (POFs). Narrow bandwidth FBGs are increasingly important for POF transmission systems, WDM technology and sensing applications. Long FBGs with resonance wavelength around 850 nm and 1550 nm were fabricated in several types of polymer optical fibers. The 3 dB FBG bandwidth varies from 0.22 nm down to 0.045 nm considering a Bragg grating length of 10 mm and 25 mm, respectively.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026089
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Additional Information: Carlos A. F. Marques; Lúcia Bilro; David J. Webb and Rogério N. Nogueira, "Inscription of narrow bandwidth Bragg gratings in polymer optical fibers", Proc. SPIE 8794, Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 879423 (May 20, 2013). Copyright 2013 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic electronic or print reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2026089
Event Title: 5th European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2013-05-19 - 2013-05-22
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Published Date: 2013
Authors: Marques, Carlos A.F.
Bilro, Lúcia
Webb, David J. ( 0000-0002-5495-1296)
Nogueira, Rogério N.

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