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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Editor: Grover Swartzlander
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1835–1842

Thermometric study of CO2-laser heated optical fibers in excess of 1700°C using fiber Bragg gratings

Patrik Holmberg and Michael Fokine  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 30, Issue 7, pp. 1835-1842 (2013)

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The thermal response of optical fibers during CO2 laser irradiation has been characterized by using thermally stable short-period fiber Bragg gratings, referred to as chemical composition gratings. CO2 laser beam profiling was performed by scanning the beam across a 1 mm long grating, providing a spatial resolution given by the fiber diameter. The thermal dynamics during square pulse irradiation has been recorded for temperatures in excess of 1700°C, with heating and cooling rates as high as 10,500°Cs1 and 6500°Cs1, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2300) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber measurements
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(160.2750) Materials : Glass and other amorphous materials
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: March 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2013
Published: June 10, 2013

Patrik Holmberg and Michael Fokine, "Thermometric study of CO2-laser heated optical fibers in excess of 1700°C using fiber Bragg gratings," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 30, 1835-1842 (2013)

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