The interaction between acoustic waves and Bragg gratings is numerically investigated for suspended core fibers. A side lobe reflectivity increase of 28% compared to standard fibers is obtained, indicating possibilities for more efficient optical modulators.
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(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(230.1040) Optical devices : Acousto-optical devices
(060.4005) Fiber optics and optical communications : Microstructured fibers
R. Silva, A. Hartung, M. Rothhardt, A. A. Pohl, and H. Bartelt, "Simulation of Acousto-Optical Modulation of Fiber Bragg Gratings in Suspended Core Fibers," in Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and their Applications, (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper F2.22.
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