OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1549–1552

Long-period prating fabricated by periodically tapering standard single-mode fiber

Li-Yang Shao, Jian Zhao, Xinyong Dong, H. Y. Tam, C. Lu, and Sailing He  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. 1549-1552 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.001549


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (2099 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We fabricated an asymmetric long-period grating (LPG) by periodically tapering a section of standard single-mode fiber using a resistive filament heating. The LPG exhibits large peak transmission attenuation of 30.31 dB with only 22 periods in a 1.0 cm long optical fiber and possesses unique characteristics for sensing applications. The bending and strain sensitivities are 1.74 nm m and 1.11 pm/ με , respectively. The polarization dependent loss is large, up to 11.65 dB , which is caused by an asymmetric index profile in the cross section of the tapered LPG.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: December 17, 2007
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2008
Published: March 28, 2008

Citation
Li-Yang Shao, Jian Zhao, Xinyong Dong, H. Y. Tam, C. Lu, and Sailing He, "Long-period grating fabricated by periodically tapering standard single-mode fiber," Appl. Opt. 47, 1549-1552 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-10-1549


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. T. W. MacDougall, S. Pilevar, C. W. Haggans, and M. A. Jackson, “Generalized expression for the growth of long period gratings,” IEEE Photonics Technol. Lett. 10, 1449-1551(1998). [CrossRef]
  2. D. D. Davis, T. K. Gaylord, E. N. Glytsis, S. G. Kosinski, S. C. Mettler, and A. M. Vengsarkar, “Long period fibre grating fabrication with focused CO2 laser pulses,” Electron. Lett. 34, 302-304 (1998). [CrossRef]
  3. I. K. Hwang, S. H. Yun, and B. Y. Kim, “Long-period fiber gratings based on periodic microbends,” Opt. Lett. 24, 1263-1265 (1999). [CrossRef]
  4. Y.-P. Wang, D. N. Wang, W. Jin, Y.-J. Rao, and G.-D. Peng, “Asymmetric long period fiber gratings fabricated by use of CO2 laser to carve periodic grooves on the optical fiber,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 151105-3 (2006). [CrossRef]
  5. Y. Zhu, P. Shum, J.-H. Chong, M. K. Rao, and C. Lu, “Deep-notch, ultracompact long-period grating in a large-mode-area photonic crystal fiber,” Opt. Lett. 28, 2467-2469 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  6. H. J. Patrick, C. C. Chang, and S. T. Vohra, “Long period fibre gratings for structural bend sensing,” Electron. Lett. 34, 1773-1775 (1998). [CrossRef]
  7. B. L. Bachim and T. K. Gaylord, “Polarization-dependent loss and birefringence in long-period fiber gratings,” Appl. Opt. 42, 6816-6823 (2003). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

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 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4 Fig. 5
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited