Fibre Bragg gratings tuned and chirped using magnetic fields


Cruz, J.L., Diez, A., Andres, M.V., Segura, A., Ortega, B. and Dong, L. (1997) Fibre Bragg gratings tuned and chirped using magnetic fields. Electronics Letters, 33, (3), 235-236. (doi:10.1049/el:19970119 ).

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The authors report on the use of magnetic fields in conjunction with magnetostrictive materials for tuning and chirping optical fibre Bragg gratings. The Bragg wavelength shifts as consequence of the strain induced in the fibre by a magnetostrictive rod when a magnetic field is applied. A tuning range of 1.1 nm has been achieved by a magnetic field of 103 mT and the grating has been chirped by applying non-uniform magnetic fields.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0013-5194 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > Optoelectronics Research Centre
ePrint ID: 77999
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:58
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77999

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