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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 22 — Oct. 30, 2006
  • pp: 10715–10725

A new acceleration technique for the design of fibre gratings

J. C. C. Carvalho, M. J. Sousa, C. S Sales. Júnior, J. C. W. A. Costa, C. R. L. Francês, and M. E. V. Segatto  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 22, pp. 10715-10725 (2006)

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In this paper we propose a novel acceleration technique for the design of fibre gratings based on Genetic Algorithm (GA). It is shown that with an appropriate reformulation of the wavelength sampling scheme it is possible to design high quality optical filters with low computational effort. Our results will show that the proposed technique can reduce significantly the GA’s processing time.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: September 11, 2006
Revised Manuscript: October 18, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 22, 2006
Published: October 30, 2006

J. C C. Carvalho, M. J. Sousa, C. S. Sales Júnior, J. C. W. A. Costa, C. R. L. Francês, and M. E. V. Segatto, "A new acceleration technique for the design of fibre gratings," Opt. Express 14, 10715-10725 (2006)

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