Abstract

Fiber Bragg Gratings were fabricated using a 193-nm-ArF-excimer laser with ac index changes of 0.6×10-4 and 2.2×10-4 in pristine and H2-loaded Bi-Al-SiO2 fibers. Thermal annealing of the FBGs was investigated using continuous isochronal annealing.

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