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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 9 — Mar. 20, 2002
  • pp: 1733–1740

Apodized fiber Bragg gratings manufactured with the phase plate process

Christophe Martinez, Sylvain Magne, and Pierre Ferdinand  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 9, pp. 1733-1740 (2002)

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We present a manufacturing method based on the dynamic use of phase plates to photowrite Bragg gratings. This process allows for control of the local value of the index modulation envelope in the grating. The application to apodized fiber Bragg gratings is discussed.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(220.1230) Optical design and fabrication : Apodization
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

Original Manuscript: October 25, 2001
Revised Manuscript: October 31, 2001
Published: March 20, 2002

Christophe Martinez, Sylvain Magne, and Pierre Ferdinand, "Apodized fiber Bragg gratings manufactured with the phase plate process," Appl. Opt. 41, 1733-1740 (2002)

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