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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2533–2535

Strong long-period fiber gratings recorded at 352 nm

Mykhaylo Dubov, Ian Bennion, Stephen A. Slattery, and David N. Nikogosyan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 19, pp. 2533-2535 (2005)

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We describe long-period grating inscription in hydrogenated telecom fibers by use of high-intensity femtosecond 352 nm laser pulses. We show that this technique allows us to fabricate high-quality 30 dB gratings of 300 µm period and 2 cm length by use of a three-photon absorption mechanism.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.7140) Fiber optics and optical communications : Ultrafast processes in fibers

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Mykhaylo Dubov, Ian Bennion, Stephen A. Slattery, and David N. Nikogosyan, "Strong long-period fiber gratings recorded at 352 nm," Opt. Lett. 30, 2533-2535 (2005)

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