Results on the inscription of Type IIA Bragg gratings in B-germanosilicate fibres using 248nm, 500fs laser radiation are presented. The gratings recorded exhibit index changes Δn∫10-3, while they remain intact for temperatures up to 650oC.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
G. Violakis, M. Konstantaki, and S. Pissadakis, "Inscription of Thermally Durable Type IIA Gratings in B/Ge-codoped Optical Fibres Using 248nm, 500fs Radiation," 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 CTuY6.
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