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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2009
  • pp: 1888–1890

Chirped fiber Bragg gratings written with ultrashort pulses and a tunable phase mask

Christian Voigtländer, Jens Thomas, Elodie Wikszak, Peter Dannberg, Stefan Nolte, and Andreas Tünnermann  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 12, pp. 1888-1890 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.34.001888


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Abstract

We report a fabrication technique for chirped fiber Bragg gratings (CFBGs) using a flexible setup based on a poly(methyl-methacrylate) phase mask. The period of the phase mask can be thermally tuned during the inscription process, allowing the grating period of uniform fiber Bragg gratings to be shifted about 7 nm by a temperature change of 74 K. In addition, CFBGs with bandwidths up to 2 nm are demonstrated in nonphotosensitive fibers by IR femtosecond inscription.

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OCIS Codes
(060.5530) Fiber optics and optical communications : Pulse propagation and temporal solitons
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(350.3390) Other areas of optics : Laser materials processing
(060.3735) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings
(060.3738) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber Bragg gratings, photosensitivity

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: January 9, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 8, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 25, 2009
Published: June 12, 2009

Citation
Christian Voigtländer, Jens Thomas, Elodie Wikszak, Peter Dannberg, Stefan Nolte, and Andreas Tünnermann, "Chirped fiber Bragg gratings written with ultrashort pulses and a tunable phase mask," Opt. Lett. 34, 1888-1890 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-34-12-1888

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