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Fiber Bragg grating writing by interferometric or phase mask methods using high-power excimer lasers
Author(s): Eric E. Mayer; David A. Gillett; Sergei V. Govorkov
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports the development of high power excimer lasers with enhanced spatial and temporal coherence. These excimer lasers are applicable to writing fiber Bragg gratings by interferometric or phase-mask techniques. An excimer laser with a novel unstable resonator will be analyzed with respect to its suitability to the production of passive fiber optic components and in terms of production flexibility, efficiency, and reliability. A survey of applicability of this tool to short and long period fiber Bragg gratings will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 July 1999
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3618, Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing IV, (15 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.352679
Show Author Affiliations
Eric E. Mayer, Lambda Physik, Inc. (United States)
David A. Gillett, Lambda Physik, Inc. (United Kingdom)
Sergei V. Govorkov, Lambda Physik, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3618:
Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing IV
Jan J. Dubowski; Henry Helvajian; Ernst-Wolfgang Kreutz; Koji Sugioka, Editor(s)

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