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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2000
  • pp: 1621–1623

Ultraviolet-induced absorption losses in hydrogen-loaded optical fibers and in presensitized optical fibers

J. Canning, M. Åslund, and P-F. Hu  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 22, pp. 1621-1623 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001621


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Abstract

Reduced hydroxyl formation in presensitized fibers exposed to cw 244-nm light after hydrogen outdiffusion is reported. The OH band in the presensitized fiber shifts toward 1390 nm. In the fully hydrogen-loaded fiber the OH band is centered at 1397 nm and does not shift with fluence.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2270) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber characterization
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(160.2290) Materials : Fiber materials
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(260.5130) Physical optics : Photochemistry

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J. Canning, M. Åslund, and P-F. Hu, "Ultraviolet-induced absorption losses in hydrogen-loaded optical fibers and in presensitized optical fibers," Opt. Lett. 25, 1621-1623 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-22-1621


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