The dispersion of picosecond pulses on reflection from efficient photorefractive fiber gratings is explored experimentally. Unlike simple measurements of reflectivity, this approach allows both the amplitude and the phase of the grating response to be probed as a function of frequency.
© 1995 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 27, 1994
Published: February 1, 1995
D. Taverner, D. J. Richardson, J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J. Russell, and D. N. Payne, "Experimental investigation of picosecond pulse reflection from fiber gratings," Opt. Lett. 20, 282-284 (1995)