Applications of Bragg gratings written in etched fibres

Cruz, J.L., Dong, L., Barcelos, S. and Reekie, L. (1995) Applications of Bragg gratings written in etched fibres. In, Institute of Physics Meeting on In-fibre Bragg Gratings and Special Fibres, London, GB,


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In the recent years a large number of techniques have been developed to produce linearly chirped Bragg gratings. A novel technique based on tapering the fiber cladding in an etching bath has been recently reported, the variation of the fiber cross section results in a variation of the strain along the grating when the fiber is under tension, this strain gradient is used to chirp the grating. This technique has several advantages: apart from a good controllability resulting in high quality chirped gratings, it does not require active control, and it is highly versatile in producing a variety of chirp profiles. In this paper we report on the resultant chirp structures and applications from the versatility of this technique

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Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77006
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May 1995Delivered
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:11

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