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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2002
  • pp: 818–823

Laser assisted jacket removal and writing of fiber Bragg gratings using a single laser source

Benjamin F. Johnston, Andrew J. Lee, Michael J. Withford, and James A. Piper  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 16, pp. 818-823 (2002)

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The 289 and 255nm outputs of a frequency doubled copper laser are used to remove the polymer jacket of optic fiber and write fiber Bragg gratings respectively. Our studies show that 289nm laser light is ideal for stripping the polymer jacket in a well defined manner without interacting significantly with the core of photosensitive fibers.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(140.3610) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, ultraviolet

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 20, 2002
Revised Manuscript: August 2, 2002
Published: August 12, 2002

Benjamin Johnston, Andrew Lee, Michael Withford, and James Piper, "Laser assisted jacket removal and writing of fiber Bragg gratings using a single laser source," Opt. Express 10, 818-823 (2002)

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