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Long-period grating fabrication techniques
Author(s): Marc Verhaegen; P. Orsini; D. Perron; Xavier Daxhelet; Suzanne Lacroix
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Paper Abstract

Electric discharge and CO2 laser exposure can produce long period gratings in standard telecommunication fibers. These two fabrication techniques are examined and compared to the UV laser exposure technique. Cladding modes involved in these gratings have been measured and identified using a computer simulation based on coupled mode equations. Fundamental mechanisms of the gratings production are also examined.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4087, Applications of Photonic Technology 4, (15 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.406391
Show Author Affiliations
Marc Verhaegen, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
P. Orsini, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
D. Perron, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
Xavier Daxhelet, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)
Suzanne Lacroix, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (Canada)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4087:
Applications of Photonic Technology 4
Roger A. Lessard; George A. Lampropoulos, Editor(s)

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