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  • Vol. 17, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 1992
  • pp: 833–835

Fiber Bragg reflectors prepared by a single excimer pulse

C. G. Askins, T.-E. Tsai, G. M. Williams, M. A. Putnam, M. Bashkansky, and E. J. Friebele  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 17, Issue 11, pp. 833-835 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.17.000833


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Abstract

Narrow-line, permanent Bragg reflection gratings have been created in Ge-doped silica-core optical fibers by interfering beams of a single 20-ns pulse of KrF excimer laser light. Of the fibers studied, the highest reflectance value of ~2% was observed with a linewidth (FWHM) of 0.1 nm, which corresponds to a 2-mm grating length with an index modulation of ~3 × 10−5.

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History
Original Manuscript: February 13, 1992
Published: June 1, 1992

Citation
C. G. Askins, T.-E. Tsai, G. M. Williams, M. A. Putnam, M. Bashkansky, and E. J. Friebele, "Fiber Bragg reflectors prepared by a single excimer pulse," Opt. Lett. 17, 833-835 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-17-11-833


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