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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 21 — Oct. 17, 2005
  • pp: 8508–8513

Fiber comb filters based on UV-writing Bragg gratings in graded-index multimode fibers

Yu Liu, John Lit, Xijia Gu, and Li Wei  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 21, pp. 8508-8513 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.008508


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Abstract

We report a new kind of comb filters based on fiber Bragg gratings in graded-index multimode fibers. It produces two groups of spectra with a total of 36 reflection peaks that correspond to 18 principal modes and cross coupled modes. The mode indices and wavelength spacings have been investigated theoretically and experimentally. This kind of comb filters may be used to construct multi-wavelength light sources for sensing, optical communications, and instrumentations.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2310) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

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Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: June 10, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 7, 2005
Published: October 17, 2005

Citation
Yu Liu, John Lit, Xijia Gu, and Li Wei, "Fiber comb filters based on UV-writing Bragg gratings in graded-index multimode fibers," Opt. Express 13, 8508-8513 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-13-21-8508


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