A highly efficient, wavelength-selective detection through micro-etched groove on cladding of tilted fiber gratings (TFGs) is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. More than 88% power of the cladding mode is out-coupled into an optical power detector.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2330) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics communications
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors
S. Yoon, S. Lee, H. Kang, J. Jeong, C. Yu, and B. Kim, " Highly Efficient, Wavelength-Selective Out-Coupling of Cladding Mode Using Tilted Fiber Grating and Micro-Etched Cladding," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OFP6.
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