We demonstrate that the strong thermal growth of fiber Bragg gratings in phosphate glass fibers at temperatures between 100 - 250 °C requires seed gratings written using 193 nm light to be overexposed beyond saturation.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.3510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Lasers, fiber
L. Xiong, P. Hofmann, A. Schülzgen, N. Peyghambarian, and J. Albert, "Photo-thermal Growth of Unsaturated and Saturated Bragg Gratings in Phosphate Glass Fibers," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper BTuB1.
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