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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 17 — Aug. 20, 2007
  • pp: 10733–10738

Broadband fiber Bragg grating with channelized dispersion

Xuewen Shu, Elena Turitsyna, and Ian Bennion  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 17, pp. 10733-10738 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.010733


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Abstract

We present here a new class of multi-channel Fiber Bragg grating (FBG), which provides the characteristics of channelized dispersion but does so with only a single reflection band. An FBG of this type can provide pure phase control of the spectral waveform of optical pulses without introducing any deleterious insertion-loss-variation. We anticipate that this new class of FBG will find some applications in wavelength-division-multiplexing systems.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: August 6, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 7, 2007
Published: August 9, 2007

Citation
Xuewen Shu, Elena Turitsyna, and Ian Bennion, "Broadband fiber Bragg grating with channelized dispersion," Opt. Express 15, 10733-10738 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-17-10733


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