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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1312–1325

Coupled-local-mode theory and study of optical properties of a Gaussian fiber grating

Qingning Li  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 6, pp. 1312-1325 (1999)

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A coupled-local-mode theory is presented for a nonuniform fiber grating with slowly varying background induced-index change. On this basis the transmission spectrum of a Gaussian fiber grating is calculated, and the underlying physical mechanism is studied in detail.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties

Original Manuscript: June 1, 1998
Revised Manuscript: November 3, 1998
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 1999
Published: June 1, 1999

Qingning Li, "Coupled-local-mode theory and study of optical properties of a Gaussian fiber grating," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 1312-1325 (1999)

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