A ferrofluidic defect infiltrated in a microstructured fibre Bragg grating, covering 8% of the grating length, is translated along the fibre grating length, controllably reducing the reflected light at specific wavelengths by more than 70%.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
A. Candiani, M. Konstantaki, W. Margulis, and S. Pissadakis, "Spectral Tuning Of A Microstructured Fibre Bragg Grating Utilizing An Infiltrated Ferrofluidic Defect," in Advanced Photonics & Renewable Energy, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper BTuC2.
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