We report long-period grating fabricated in a graded-index multimode fiber by deforming the geometry of the fiber periodically with a focused CO2-laser beam. The sensing applications of such multimode fiber long-period gratings are proposed.
© 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
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
L. Su, C. Lu, and K. S. Chiang, " CO2-Laser Fabricated Long-Period Grating Sensors in Graded-Index Multimode Fibers," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper OWI42.
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