Fibre Bragg gratings with various chirp profiles made in etched tapers


Cruz, J.L., Dong, L., Barcelos, S. and Reekie, L. (1996) Fibre Bragg gratings with various chirp profiles made in etched tapers. Applied Optics, 35, (34), 6781-6787. (doi:10.1364/AO.35.006781).

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We have studied, both theoretically and experimentally, fibre Bragg gratings with a number of different chirp profiles. These chirp profiles can be easily achieved with a recently demonstrated technique involving a taper of desired profile being etched into the cladding of a fibre. Performances of gratings with linear, quadratic, periodically modulated and step chirp profiles are numerically analysed. The versatility of the technique is demonstrated when linearly and quadratically chirped gratings were made as examples of continuous chirp and gratings with step chirps were made as examples of discontinuously chirped structure

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ISSNs: 1559-128X (print)
2155-3165 (electronic)
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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: 78103
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:58
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78103

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