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Improved arc discharge technique for inscribing compact long period fiber gratings
Author(s): Guolu Yin; Yiping Wang; Changrui Liao; Jiangtao Zhou; Xiaoyong Zhong; Shen Liu; Qiao Wang; Zhengyong Li; Bing Sun; Jun He; Guanjun Wang
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Paper Abstract

An improved arc discharge technique was demonstrated to inscribe high-quality LPFGs with a resonant attenuation of - 28 dB and an insertion loss of 0.2 dB by use of a commercial fusion splicer. Such a technique avoids the influence of the mass which is prerequisite for traditional technique. Moreover, no physical deformation was observed on the LPFG surface. Compared with more than 86 grating periods required by traditional arc discharge technique, only 27 grating periods were required to inscribe a compact LPFG by our improved arc discharge technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 2014
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91577X (2 June 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2059261
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Guolu Yin, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Yiping Wang, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Changrui Liao, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Jiangtao Zhou, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Xiaoyong Zhong, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Shen Liu, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Qiao Wang, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Zhengyong Li, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Bing Sun, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Jun He, Shenzhen Univ. (China)
Guanjun Wang, Shenzhen Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9157:
23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors
José M. López-Higuera; Julian D. C. Jones; Manuel López-Amo; José Luis Santos, Editor(s)

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