Remotely tuneable optical filter based on polymer fibre Bragg grating


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.

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.
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: 10111712885110
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2019 11:49
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2011 10:30
Published Date: 2011
Authors: Zhang, Wei
Webb, David J.
Peng, Gang-Ding


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