OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 2007
  • pp: 6770–6773

Transmission loss of phase-shifted fiber Bragg gratings in lossy materials: a theoretical and experimental investigation

Yu Liu, Li Wei, and John W. Y. Lit  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 27, pp. 6770-6773 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.46.006770


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (276 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Narrow linewidth transmission filters in lossy materials based phase-shifted fiber Bragg gratings have been investigated experimentally and analytically. A novel matrix technique has been developed in calculation of the transmission loss and linewidth. The elements of the matrix simply consist of the coefficients of the coupled mode equations. Simulation shows a small fiber loss could result in a significant transmission loss, which has not been explained properly yet to our knowledge. For phase-shifted gratings in erbium-doped fibers, the absorption could result in over 20   dB loss at transmission wavelengths. Such an approach can also be used to analyze cladding modes, radiation mode, and complex structure gratings.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: May 30, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: July 14, 2007
Published: September 12, 2007

Citation
Yu Liu, Li Wei, and John W. Y. Lit, "Transmission loss of phase-shifted fiber Bragg gratings in lossy materials: a theoretical and experimental investigation," Appl. Opt. 46, 6770-6773 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-46-27-6770


Sort:  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. Yamada and K. Sakuda, "Analysis of almost-periodic distributed feedback slab waveguides via a fundamental matrix approach," Appl. Opt. 26, 3474-3478 (1987). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  2. R. Kashyap, Fiber Bragg Gratings (Academic, 1999).
  3. G. W. Chern and L. A. Wang, "Transfer-matrix method based on perturbation expansion for periodic and quasi-periodic binary long-period gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 2675-2689 (1999). [CrossRef]
  4. Y. C. Zhao, X. F. Xu, Y. Li, Z. Shao, and J. Y. Gao, "A novel method to realize multiwavelength with phase-shifted FBG inscribed in PMF," Laser Phys. Lett. 2, 493-497 (2005). [CrossRef]
  5. L. Wei and J. W. Y. Lit, "Phase-shifted Bragg grating filters with symmetrical structures," J. Lightwave Technol. 15, 1405-1410 (1997). [CrossRef]
  6. G. P. Agrawal and S. Radic, "Simulation of amplifying phase-shifted fiber Bragg gratings by the method of single expression," Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 995-997 (1994). [CrossRef]
  7. Y. Liu, S. B. Lee, and S. S. Choi, "Phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating transmission filters based on the Fabry-Perot effect," Opt. Soc. Korea 2, 30-33 (1998). [CrossRef]
  8. W. Zhang, Y. C. Lai, J. A. R. Williams, C. Lu, L. Zhang, and I. Bennion, "A fiber grating DFB laser for generation of optical microwave signal," Opt. Laser Technol. 32, 369-371 (2000). [CrossRef]
  9. F. Bakhti and P. Sansonetti, "Wide bandwidth, low loss and highly rejective double phase-shifted UV-written fiber bandpass filter," Electron. Lett. 32, 581-582 (1996). [CrossRef]
  10. W. C. Wang, M. Fisher, A. Yacoubian, and J. Menders, "Phase-shifted Bragg grating filters in polymer waveguides," IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 15, 548-550 (2003). [CrossRef]
  11. D. G. Hall, "Coupled-mode theory for corrugated optical waveguides," Opt. Lett. 15, 619-621 (1990). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  12. I. Bennion, J. A. R. Williams, L. Zhang, K. Sugden, and N. J. Doran, "UV-written in-fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Quantum Electron. 28, 93-135 (1996). [CrossRef]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited