We report on the realization of FBGs in a standard Er-doped fiber written into the non-photosensitive core by femtosecond laser pulses. Efficient laser operation is demonstrated using this technique.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2320) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics amplifiers and oscillators
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
E. Wikszak, J. Thomas, B. Ortac, J. Limpert, S. Nolte, and A. Tünnermann, "Femtosecond Written Fiber Bragg Grating in Non-Photosensitive Rare-Earth-Doped Fiber," 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 CTuY3.
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