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Excimer laser production of fibre gratings

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Fibre gratings are rapidly becoming an important component for use in fibre optic telecommunication and quasidistributed fibre sensor systems. They can be used as filters, mirrors, wavelength-selective taps and sensing elements for strain, temperature and pressure. They are also used extensively as tuning and line-narrowing devices in rare-earth doped fibre lasers, eliminating the need for bulk, external cavity components. Recent advances in the use of KrF excimer lasers for fibre grating fabrication will be described, including the production of single pulse gratings with reflectivities approaching 100%, the development of gratings for use in harsh environments and the production of gratings 'on-the-fly' as the fibre is drawn.

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Reekie, L., Archambault, J.L. and Russell, P.St.J. (1994) Excimer laser production of fibre gratings At IOP Meeting on Applications of Excimer Lasers.

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Published date: February 1994
Venue - Dates: IOP Meeting on Applications of Excimer Lasers, 1994-02-01

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Local EPrints ID: 77102
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77102
PURE UUID: 5a4eb678-1c25-4718-a637-44770bb543fd

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:34

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Author: L. Reekie
Author: J.L. Archambault
Author: P.St.J. Russell

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