Remotely tuneable optical filter based on polymer fibre Bragg grating

Abstract

We propose a remotely tuneable optical Bragg grating filter written in polymer optical fibre (POF). Fibre optical pumping in the fibre's absorption bands increases the fibre temperature, which causes a negative wavelength change of the POF Bragg grating. By choosing a proper pumping wavelength remote tuning of the optical filter can be readily realized without changing the gain of the optical signal.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1117/12.885917
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, Electronic & Power Engineering
Additional Information: W. Zhang, D. J. Webb and G.-D. Peng, "Remotely tuneable optical filter based on polymer fibre Bragg grating", Proc. SPIE 7753, 77537B (2011). 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors (OFS21), 15-19 May 2011, Ottawa (CA). Copyright 2011 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic 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. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.885917
Event Title: 21st International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2011-05-15 - 2011-05-19
Uncontrolled Keywords: remotely tuneable optical Bragg grating filter,polymer optical fibre,POF,fibre optical pumping,absorption bands,fibre temperature,negative wavelength change,pumping wavelength,optical signal,Applied Mathematics,Computer Science Applications,Electrical and Electronic Engineering,Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials,Condensed Matter Physics
ISBN: 978-0-8194-8246-4
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PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2011-05-17
Authors: Zhang, W. ( 0000-0002-3584-8541)
Webb, D.J. ( 0000-0002-5495-1296)
Peng, G.-D.

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