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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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  • Editor: Henry van Driel
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3367–3370

Tunable acoustic bursts for customized tapered fiber Bragg structures

Carlos A. F. Marques, Roberson A. Oliveira, Alexandre A. P. Pohl, and Rogério N. Nogueira  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA B, Vol. 29, Issue 12, pp. 3367-3370 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.29.003367


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Abstract

The inscription of customized fiber Bragg structures under acoustic excitation is proposed and demonstrated. By setting the proper acoustic excitation function, the desired spectrum of the grating can be achieved. In this paper, the effect of applying a burst acoustic wave during the process of Bragg grating inscription using the direct writing method through a phase mask is investigated. Among all the characteristics that can be changed due to a periodic defect insertion in the uniform Bragg structure, the control of phase is used to demonstrate this assertion. The results of numerical simulations are shown to be in excellent agreement with experiments. It can be further extended to generate multiple phase shifts in optical fiber and/or waveguides, if the defects are inserted at different positions, as is shown.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: August 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 19, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: October 23, 2012
Published: November 21, 2012

Citation
Carlos A. F. Marques, Roberson A. Oliveira, Alexandre A. P. Pohl, and Rogério N. Nogueira, "Tunable acoustic bursts for customized tapered fiber Bragg structures," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 29, 3367-3370 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josab/abstract.cfm?URI=josab-29-12-3367


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