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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 8 — Apr. 17, 2006
  • pp: 3152–3160

Optimization of a continuous phase-only sampling for high channel-count fiber Bragg gratings

Hongpu Li, Ming Li, Kazuhiko Ogusu, Yunlong Sheng, and Joshua E. Rothenberg  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 8, pp. 3152-3160 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.14.003152


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Abstract

A novel continuous phase-only sampling function capable of producing up to 81-channel FBG with excellent channel uniformity and high in-band energy efficiency is presented and optimized by using the simulated annealing algorithm. In order to fabricate this kind of FBGs with a conventional side-writing phase-mask technique, both the diffraction effects and fabrication tolerance of the phase-shifted phase mask have also been addressed. Compared with the numerical results, a 45-channel (spacing of 100 GHz) and an 81-channel (spacing of 50 GHz) phase-only sampled linearly chirped FBG are successfully demonstrated.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 6, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2006
Published: April 17, 2006

Citation
Hongpu Li, Ming Li, Kazuhiko Ogusu, Yunlong Sheng, and Joshua Rothenberg, "Optimization of a continuous phase-only sampling for high channel–count fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Express 14, 3152-3160 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-14-8-3152


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