Excimer laser production of fibre Bragg gratings


Archambault, Jean-Luc, Reekie, Laurence and Russell, Phillip St.J. (1993) Excimer laser production of fibre Bragg gratings In, Oullette, Francois (eds.) Photosensitivity and Self-Organization in Optical Fibers and Waveguides. SPIE Workshop on Photosensitivity and Self-Organisation in Optical Fibres and Waveguides Bellingham, US, The International Society for Optical Engineering (Proceedings of SPIE, 2044). (doi:10.1117/12.165676).

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Using a KrF excimer laser operating at 248 nm. we have demonstrated that fibre gratings having essentially 100% reflectivity can be manufactured using a single 20 ns pulse. In the course of studying the dynamics of the grating formation process. it was found that transient optical gains of as much as 8 dB/cm could be obtained in germanosilicate fibre. The first distributed feedback (DFB) fibre laser has been made using this mechanism

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Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1117/12.165676
Venue - Dates: SPIE Workshop on Photosensitivity and Self-Organisation in Optical Fibres and Waveguides, Canada, 1993-01-01
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Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2010
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/77256

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