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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2013
  • pp: 3338–3344

Numerical investigation on the effects of fabrication conditions on fiber Bragg grating spectra using the phase mask technique

Betty P. Kouskousis, Daniel J. Kitcher, Stephen F. Collins, and Greg W. Baxter  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 14, pp. 3338-3344 (2013)

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A numerical investigation on how fiber Bragg grating fabrication conditions using the phase mask technique affect the harmonic components of the Bragg wavelength is presented. Both the properties of the phase mask and saturation effects are investigated to determine the underlying cause of the rise of various harmonic reflections other than the Bragg wavelength. Results are compared with published data by various authors.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: January 23, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 3, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 5, 2013
Published: May 7, 2013

Betty P. Kouskousis, Daniel J. Kitcher, Stephen F. Collins, and Greg W. Baxter, "Numerical investigation on the effects of fabrication conditions on fiber Bragg grating spectra using the phase mask technique," Appl. Opt. 52, 3338-3344 (2013)

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