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Analytical and comparative study of LPGs manufactured using electric-arc and UV micromachining methods
Author(s): Daniel Brabant; Mateusz Smietana; Wojtek J. Bock; Daniella Niyonkuru
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Paper Abstract

An analytical model for long-period grating manufactured using an electric-arc micromachining method is developed. This model takes into account the resulting modulation of the refractive index and the diameter in both the core and the cladding of the fiber structure. Based on the local-mode theory, the model introduces coupling coefficients and detuning parameters that vary longitudinally. Comparisons are made with the standard model for long-period grating manufactured using the UV micromachining method.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 September 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7750, Photonics North 2010, 775024 (22 September 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.873310
Show Author Affiliations
Daniel Brabant, Univ. du Québec en Outaouais (Canada)
Mateusz Smietana, Univ. du Québec en Outaouais (Canada)
Wojtek J. Bock, Univ. du Québec en Outaouais (Canada)
Daniella Niyonkuru, Univ. du Québec en Outaouais (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7750:
Photonics North 2010
Henry P. Schriemer; Rafael N. Kleiman, Editor(s)

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