Refractive index change and presensitization effect induced by irradiation of a xenon excimer lamp (λ=172nm) is studied. The refractive index changes over 0.005 and 0.003 are confirmed in hydrogenated and presensitized fibers respectively.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
A. Sakamoto, S. Okude, D. Tanaka, and A. Wada, "Refractive index change and presensitization using 172-nm excimer lamp," in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper MD29.
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