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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2005
  • pp: 1785–1787

Strain and temperature characterization of photonic crystal fiber Bragg gratings

Cicero Martelli, John Canning, Nathaniel Groothoff, and Katja Lyytikainen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 14, pp. 1785-1787 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.001785


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Abstract

A Bragg grating in a photonic crystal fiber was written and its dependence with temperature and strain analyzed. The two observed Bragg wavelengths correspond to a fundamental and a higher-order mode in the optical fiber. The temperature and strain calibration curves for both modes are measured and found to be distinct. The general properties of gratings in these fibers, and their implications, are enunciated.

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OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings

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Cicero Martelli, John Canning, Nathaniel Groothoff, and Katja Lyytikainen, "Strain and temperature characterization of photonic crystal fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Lett. 30, 1785-1787 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-14-1785


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