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Inscription of narrow bandwidth Bragg gratings in polymer optical fibers
Author(s): Carlos A. F. Marques; Lúcia Bilro; David J. Webb; Rogério N. Nogueira
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Paper Abstract

We report on the production and characterization of narrow bandwidth fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) in two spectral regions using polymer optical fibers (POFs). Narrow bandwidth FBGs are increasingly important for POF transmission systems, WDM technology and sensing applications. Long FBGs with resonance wavelength around 850 nm and 1550 nm were fabricated in several types of polymer optical fibers. The 3 dB FBG bandwidth varies from 0.22 nm down to 0.045 nm considering a Bragg grating length of 10 mm and 25 mm, respectively.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 2013
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 8794, Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors, 879423 (20 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2026089
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Carlos A. F. Marques, Instituto de Telecomunicações (Portugal)
Lúcia Bilro, Instituto de Telecomunicações (Portugal)
David J. Webb, Aston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Rogério N. Nogueira, Instituto de Telecomunicações (Portugal)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8794:
Fifth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors
Leszek R. Jaroszewicz, Editor(s)

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