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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 13 — Jun. 30, 2014
  • pp: 15653–15661

Characterization of OAM fibers using fiber Bragg gratings

L. Wang, P. Vaity, B. Ung, Y. Messaddeq, L. A. Rusch, and S. LaRochelle  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 13, pp. 15653-15661 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.015653


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Abstract

The reflectogram of a fiber grating is used to characterize vector modes of an optical fiber supporting orbital angular momentum states. All modes, with a minimal effective index separation around 10−4, are simultaneously measured. OAM states are reflected by the FBG, along with a charge inversion, at the center wavelength of the Bragg reflection peak of the corresponding fiber vector mode.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
(050.4865) Diffraction and gratings : Optical vortices

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics

History
Original Manuscript: March 11, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 7, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 11, 2014
Published: June 19, 2014

Citation
L. Wang, P. Vaity, B. Ung, Y. Messaddeq, L. A. Rusch, and S. LaRochelle, "Characterization of OAM fibers using fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Express 22, 15653-15661 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-13-15653


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