We report the first demonstration of long period gratings in single mode As2Se3 chalcogenide glass fiber. The grating is subsequently used to detect what we believe is a weak, reversible photobleaching process.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4370) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, fibers
D. Pudo, E. C. Mägi, and B. J. Eggleton, "Long-Period Gratings in Chalcogenide Fibers: Application to Monitoring Photobleaching," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CThO7.
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