Continuous-wave ultraviolet light induced fiber Bragg gratings in few- and single-mode microstructured polymer optical fibers

Dobb, Helen L., Webb, David J., Kalli, Kyriacos, Argyros, Alexander, Large, Maryanne C.J. and van Eijkelenborg, Martijn (2005). Continuous-wave ultraviolet light induced fiber Bragg gratings in few- and single-mode microstructured polymer optical fibers. Optics letters, 30 (24), pp. 3296-3298.

Abstract

Reported are observations and measurements of the inscription of fibre Bragg gratings in two different types of microstructured polymer optical fibre: few-moded and endlessly single mode. Contrary to FBG inscription in silica microstructured fibre, where high energy laser pulses are a prerequisite, we have successfully used a low power CW laser source operating at 325nm to produce 1-cm long gratings with a reflection peak at 1570 nm. Peak reflectivities of more than 10% have been observed.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.003296
Divisions: Engineering & Applied Sciences > Electrical, electronic & power engineering
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Uncontrolled Keywords: fibre Bragg gratings, microstructured polymer optical fibre, few-moded, endlessly single mode, silica microstructured fibre, high energy laser pulses prerequisite
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Published Date: 2005-12
Authors: Dobb, Helen L.
Webb, David J.
Kalli, Kyriacos
Argyros, Alexander
Large, Maryanne C.J.
van Eijkelenborg, Martijn

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