OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Vol. 25, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 2000
  • pp: 1153–1155

Bragg gratings in ternary SiO2:SnO2:Na2O optical glass fibers

G. Brambilla, V. Pruneri, L. Reekie, C. Contardi, D. Milanese, and M. Ferraris  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 16, pp. 1153-1155 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001153


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (85 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Bragg gratings have been written in an optical fiber with a core made from ternary SiO2: SnO2: Na2O glass and a SiO2 cladding. The presence of Na2O allows for higher concentrations of SnO>2 , which are believed to be responsible for the photorefractive response of this composition. In these preliminary experiments significant refractive-index modulations, up to 6.2×10-4 , have been achieved with a 248-nm excimer laser and a phase mask to write gratings for reflectivity at ~1.5µm . The induced refractive-index changes show enhanced temperature stability, and there is no sign of any erasure up to temperatures exceeding 600 °C.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(060.2290) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber materials
(060.2400) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber properties
(160.5320) Materials : Photorefractive materials

Citation
G. Brambilla, V. Pruneri, L. Reekie, C. Contardi, D. Milanese, and M. Ferraris, "Bragg gratings in ternary SiO2:SnO2:Na2O optical glass fibers," Opt. Lett. 25, 1153-1155 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-16-1153


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. K. O. Hill and G. Meltz, J. Lightwave Technol. 15, 1263 (1997).
  2. K. Okamoto, Opt. Quantum Electron. 31, 107 (1999).
  3. M. Douay, W. X. Xie, T. Taunay, P. Beverage, P. Niay, P. Cardier, B. Poumellec, L. Dong, J. F. Bayon, H. Poignant, and E. Develaque, J. Lightwave Technol. 15, 1329 (1997).
  4. L. Dong, J. L. Cruz, L. Reekie, M. G. Xu, and D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 7, 1048 (1995).
  5. K. Imamura, T. Nakai, Y. Sudo, and Y. Imada, Electron. Lett. 34, 1772 (1998).
  6. L. Dong, J. L. Cruz, J. A. Tucknott, L. Reekie, and D. N. Payne, Opt. Lett. 20, 1982 (1995).
  7. G. Brambilla, V. Pruneri, and L. Reekie, Appl. Phys. Lett. 76, 807 (2000).
  8. O. V. Mazurin, M. V. Sreltzina, and T. P. Shvaiko-Shvaikovskaya, Handbook of Glass Data (Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1985).
  9. E. Snitzer and R. Tumminelli, Opt. Lett. 14, 757 (1989).
  10. J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, and D. C. Johnson, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
  11. T. Erdogan, V. Mizrahi, P. J. Lemaire, and D. Monroe, J. Appl. Phys. 76, 73 (1994).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited