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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 2004
  • pp: 685–687

Amplification of optical delay by use of matched linearly chirped fiber Bragg gratings

Changhuei Yang, *Siavash Yazdanfar, and Joseph Izatt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 29, Issue 7, pp. 685-687 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.29.000685


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Abstract

We describe the use of a matched linearly chirped fiber Bragg grating (FBG) pair as a key element in an adjustable optical delay line. This delay line has the unique property that the achievable optical group delay is orders of magnitude greater (factor of 10<sup>2</sup> in our experiment) than the actual physical displacement. We demonstrate operation of such an optical delay line over a delay range of 3.5 mm using a pair of matched 1300-nm chirped FBGs with a bandwidth of 20 nm each.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(230.1480) Optical devices : Bragg reflectors

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Changhuei Yang, *Siavash Yazdanfar, and Joseph Izatt, "Amplification of optical delay by use of matched linearly chirped fiber Bragg gratings," Opt. Lett. 29, 685-687 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-29-7-685


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