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 At Institute of Physics Meeting on In-fibre Bragg Gratings and Special Fibres, United Kingdom.

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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

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Venue - Dates: Institute of Physics Meeting on In-fibre Bragg Gratings and Special Fibres, United Kingdom, 1995-05-01
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May 1995Published
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 20:34
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77006

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