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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2012
  • pp: 4570–4572

Temperature-insensitive fiber-optic devices using multimode interference effect

Saurabh Mani Tripathi, Arun Kumar, Manoj Kumar, and Wojtek J. Bock  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 22, pp. 4570-4572 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.004570


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Abstract

We show theoretically that the fiber-optic devices using single-multi-single mode fiber structures can be made temperature insensitive by properly adjusting the concentration of P2O5 in the core region of the multimode fiber used. Taking an example of a parabolic index multimode fiber, we obtain the temperature-insensitive transmission spectrum and fiber-optic lens action for a core composition of 1.57 mol. % P2O5 and 13.5 mol. % GeO2 in the SiO2 host.

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OCIS Codes
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(060.2340) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics components
(060.2370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics sensors
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(130.6010) Integrated optics : Sensors
(010.0280) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2012
Revised Manuscript: September 1, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 13, 2012
Published: November 6, 2012

Citation
Saurabh Mani Tripathi, Arun Kumar, Manoj Kumar, and Wojtek J. Bock, "Temperature-insensitive fiber-optic devices using multimode interference effect," Opt. Lett. 37, 4570-4572 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-22-4570


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