A comparative study on the Type IIA photosensitivity of a B/Ge-codoped optical fibre is performed using 5ps, 500fs and 120fs, 248nm laser radiation. Index modulation curves and annealing behaviour of fabricated Bragg gratings is presented.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
G. Violakis, S. Georgiou, M. Konstantaki, and S. Pissadakis, " A Comparative Study on the Type IIA Photosensitivity of a B-Ge Optical Fiber Using Ultraviolet, Femtosecond Radiation," in Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper JWA59.
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