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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Configuration with four chirped volume Bragg gratings in parallel combination for large dispersion applications
Author(s): Jiansheng Feng; Xiang Zhang; Shang Wu; Han Xiong; Fan Gao; Zhenwu Zhuang; Xiao Yuan

Paper Abstract

A type of configuration with four identical chirped volume Bragg gratings (CVBGs) in parallel combination was proposed to improve dispersion, and the maximum group delay of nanoseconds can be reached at an oblique incidence. The diffraction properties of CVBGs at oblique incidence were simulated with the transfer matrix method. The performance of this configuration on dispersion, including group delay dispersion and cubic dispersion, was well studied with detailed numerical simulation. With optimization of the CVBG structural parameters, including the grating thickness, spatial chirp rate, and refractive index modulation, the configuration can be applied in large dispersion applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 May 2015
PDF: 5 pages
Opt. Eng. 54(5) 056105 doi: 10.1117/1.OE.54.5.056105
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 54, Issue 5
Show Author Affiliations
Jiansheng Feng, Soochow Univ. (China)
Xiang Zhang, Soochow Univ. (China)
Shang Wu, Soochow Univ. (China)
Han Xiong, Soochow Univ. (China)
Fan Gao, Soochow Univ. (China)
Zhenwu Zhuang, Soochow Univ. (China)
Xiao Yuan, Soochow Univ. (China)


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