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Bragg gratings in Ce3+-doped fibres written by a single excimer pulse

Dong, L., Archambault, J.L., Reekie, L., Russell, P.St.J. and Payne, D.N. (1993) Bragg gratings in Ce3+-doped fibres written by a single excimer pulse Optics Letters, 18, (11), pp. 861-863. (doi:10.1364/OL.18.000861).

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Gratings with as high as 2.4% reflection efficiency written by a 20-ns single excimer pulse at 248 nm have been demonstrated for the first time to our knowledge in Ce3+-doped fibers. The grating strength is shown to increase with Ce3+ concentration under the same writing conditions. Investigation of the grating decay at elevated temperatures has revealed several different time constants, showing that several different types of mechanism may be involved. Part of the grating was found to be stable for >10 h at 600°C.

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Published date: 1993

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Local EPrints ID: 78303
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/78303
ISSN: 0146-9592
PURE UUID: 72e5630c-de9d-441b-b0fb-d602e5a86c83

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Date deposited: 11 Mar 2010
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:25

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Author: L. Dong
Author: J.L. Archambault
Author: L. Reekie
Author: P.St.J. Russell
Author: D.N. Payne

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