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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2000
  • pp: 872–874

Contribution of photoinduced densification to refractive-index modulation in Bragg gratings written in Ge-doped silica fibers

A. I. Gusarov and D. B. Doyle  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 12, pp. 872-874 (2000)

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We have computed the contribution of UV-light-induced densification to the refractive-index modulation of fiber Bragg gratings. Our results confirm that, for strong gratings written in Ge-doped silica fibers with 248-nm UV light, density changes account for a major part of the photosensitivity effect.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

A. I. Gusarov and D. B. Doyle, "Contribution of photoinduced densification to refractive-index modulation in Bragg gratings written in Ge-doped silica fibers," Opt. Lett. 25, 872-874 (2000)

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