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Long-period refractive index fiber gratings: properties, applications, and fabrication techniques
Author(s): Sergei A. Vasiliev; Oleg I. Medvedkov
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Paper Abstract

The article overviews the main properties, fabrication techniques and ares of application of long-period fiber gratings. The basic theoretical equations describing spectral properties of the gratings are given. Experimental investigation of the cladding modes excited by long-period gratings, as well as sensitivity of the long-period grating spectrum to external perturbations are discussed. The most common fabrication techniques of long-period gratings are examined with reference to their advantages and disadvantages. The most important applications of long- period gratings are discussed. Particular attention is paid to the recent results obtained with participation of the authors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4083, Advances in Fiber Optics, (17 May 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.385648
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Sergei A. Vasiliev, General Physics Institute (Russia)
Oleg I. Medvedkov, General Physics Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4083:
Advances in Fiber Optics
Eugeni M. Dianov, Editor(s)

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