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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1771–1776

Real-coded genetic algorithm for Bragg grating parameter synthesis

Gabriel Cormier, Roger Boudreau, and Sylvain Thériault  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 18, Issue 12, pp. 1771-1776 (2001)

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We propose to use a genetic algorithm to determine the physical parameters of Bragg gratings from their reflection spectra for both design purposes and fiber sensor applications. A real-coded genetic algorithm is used for inversion purposes, along with an F-matrix formalism for synthesis of uniform, chirped, and apodized gratings. An example of bandpass filter design is also studied. The method is easily applicable and shows promising results.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

Gabriel Cormier, Roger Boudreau, and Sylvain Thériault, "Real-coded genetic algorithm for Bragg grating parameter synthesis," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 18, 1771-1776 (2001)

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