Strong grating formation in pure silica fibers using 193 nm radiation is reported. Unsaturated refractive index changes of ∆n~0.3·10−3 was observed in non-treated fiber and ∆n~0.5·10−3 in fibers with high hydroxyl concentration.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

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