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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2004
  • pp: 331–333

Tunable fiber gratings fabricated in photonic crystal fiber by use of mechanical pressure

Jong H. Lim, Kyung S. Lee, Jin C. Kim, and Byeong H. Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 331-333 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.000331


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Abstract

The mode-coupling properties of tunable long-period fiber gratings (LPGs) formed in photonic crystal fibers (PCFs) are presented. The mode coupling from the fundamental core mode to a cladding mode of a PCF is obtained by use of periodic mechanical pressure. The strength and the wavelength of the resonant peak are tuned by adjusting the grating period and the pressure applied on the PCF. Contrary to the conventional fiber case, the resonant wavelength of the PCF LPG is decreased by increasing the periodicity.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(350.2770) Other areas of optics : Gratings

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Jong H. Lim, Kyung S. Lee, Jin C. Kim, and Byeong H. Lee, "Tunable fiber gratings fabricated in photonic crystal fiber by use of mechanical pressure," Opt. Lett. 29, 331-333 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-4-331

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