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Fibre Bragg gratings with various chirp profiles made in etched tapers

Fibre Bragg gratings with various chirp profiles made in etched tapers
Fibre Bragg gratings with various chirp profiles made in etched tapers
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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Cruz, J.L.
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Dong, L.
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Barcelos, S.
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Reekie, L.
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Cruz, J.L.
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Dong, L.
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Barcelos, S.
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Reekie, L.
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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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Published date: December 1996

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URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78103
ISSN: 0003-6935
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