A study of UV photosensitivity in germanosilicate preforms and fibres

Dong, L., Archambault, J.L., Reekie, L. and Russell, P.St.J. (1995) A study of UV photosensitivity in germanosilicate preforms and fibres. In, Proceedings of IEE Colloquium on Optical Fibre Gratings and Their Applications. IEE Symposium on Optical Fibre Gratings and their Applications New York, US, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1/1-1/5. (doi:10.1049/ic:19950080).


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We have studied the dynamics of the absorption changes in germanosilicate preforms and have also simulated the index change growth in fibre gratings. It is found that the index modulation for the first order Bragg gratings can only reach 20% of the maximum index change at F=-2F0 and decreases for longer exposure times. The measured maximum refractive index changes in several different germanosilicate fibres fits well with the maximum refractive index changes predicted from the UV absorption change assuming total bleach of the 242 nm band

Item Type: Book Section
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1049/ic:19950080
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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: 77039
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30 January 1995["eprint_fieldopt_dates_date_type_delivered" not defined]
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 13:11
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77039

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