Strong long-period fiber gratings recorded at 352 nm

Dubov, Mykhaylo, Bennion, Ian, Slattery, Stephen A. and Nikogosyan, David N. (2005). Strong long-period fiber gratings recorded at 352 nm. Optics Letters, 30 (19), pp. 2533-2535.


We describe long-period grating inscription in hydrogenated telecom fibers by use of high-intensity femto-second 352 nm laser pulses. We show that this technique allows us to fabricate high-quality 30 dB gratings of 300 μm period and 2 cm length by use of a three-photon absorption mechanism. © 2005 Optical Society of America.

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Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
Engineering & Applied Sciences > Institute of Photonics
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Uncontrolled Keywords: absorption,laser pulses,optical communication,optical fibers,photons,telecommunication systems,femtosecond lasers,fiber gratings,photon absorption,telecom fibers,Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
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Published Date: 2005-10-01
Authors: Dubov, Mykhaylo ( 0000-0002-6764-683X)
Bennion, Ian
Slattery, Stephen A.
Nikogosyan, David N.



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