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Fibre Bragg gratings and their applications

Fibre Bragg gratings and their applications
Fibre Bragg gratings and their applications
Optical fibre Bragg gratings are the most significant new fibre device since the EDFA and will have a major impact on the design and implementation of future optical networks. Applications include single and multichannel add/drop filters, EDFA gain stabilising and spectrum flattening filters, dispersion compensation; as well as wavelength stable sources for WDM networks. This tutorial will cover the key aspects of fibre gratings relevant to telecommunications applications. These include fabrication and processing, the pros and cons of the different host fibres as well as hydrogenation and their effect on stability. The design and performance of apodised, chirped and multistage gratings will be covered. Finally, significant emphasis will be given to the key applications of fibre gratings.
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81-83
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Laming, R.I.
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Zervas, M.N.
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Laming, R.I.
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Zervas, M.N.
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Laming, R.I. and Zervas, M.N. (1997) Fibre Bragg gratings and their applications. In Proceedings of Integrated Optics and Optical Fibre Communications, 11th International Conference on, and 23rd European Conference on Optical Communications. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. pp. 81-83 . (doi:10.1049/cp:19971587).

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Abstract

Optical fibre Bragg gratings are the most significant new fibre device since the EDFA and will have a major impact on the design and implementation of future optical networks. Applications include single and multichannel add/drop filters, EDFA gain stabilising and spectrum flattening filters, dispersion compensation; as well as wavelength stable sources for WDM networks. This tutorial will cover the key aspects of fibre gratings relevant to telecommunications applications. These include fabrication and processing, the pros and cons of the different host fibres as well as hydrogenation and their effect on stability. The design and performance of apodised, chirped and multistage gratings will be covered. Finally, significant emphasis will be given to the key applications of fibre gratings.

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Published date: 1997
Venue - Dates: 23rd European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC '97), United Kingdom, 1997-09-22 - 1997-09-25

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Local EPrints ID: 76831
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/76831
ISBN: 0-85296-697-0
PURE UUID: b0dd9bb6-d0d6-4925-9b75-ad97ffc33c9d
ORCID for M.N. Zervas: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0651-4059

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2018 00:37

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