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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2003
  • pp: 233–235

Bragg gratings in air-silica structured fibers

N. Groothoff, J. Canning, E. Buckley, K. Lyttikainen, and J. Zagari  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 233-235 (2003)

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We report on grating writing in air–silica structured optical fibers with pure silica cores by use of two-photon absorption at 193 nm. A decrease in propagation loss with irradiation was observed. The characteristic growth curves were obtained.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4670) Materials : Optical materials
(230.1150) Optical devices : All-optical devices
(260.5130) Physical optics : Photochemistry

N. Groothoff, J. Canning, E. Buckley, K. Lyttikainen, and J. Zagari, "Bragg gratings in air-silica structured fibers," Opt. Lett. 28, 233-235 (2003)

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