A modified prism-based method for fabricating Bragg gratings in optical fibers is introduced. We have made an optical fiber Bragg grating at 799.67 nm by using a 45° right-angle prism and a frequency-doubled argon-ion laser at 244 nm. The advantage of this method is ease of alignment.
© 1994 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 24, 1994
Published: December 1, 1994
Qin Zhang, David A. Brown, L. Reinhart, and T. F. Morse, "Simple prism-based scheme for fabricating Bragg gratings in optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 19, 2030-2032 (1994)