Abstract

The 289 and 255nm outputs of a frequency doubled copper laser are used to remove the polymer jacket of optic fiber and write fiber Bragg gratings respectively. Our studies show that 289nm laser light is ideal for stripping the polymer jacket in a well defined manner without interacting significantly with the core of photosensitive fibers.

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  1. A. Othonos and K. Kalli, Fiber Bragg gratings: fundamentals and applications in telecommunications and sensing (Artech House, Norwood, 1999) Chap. 2.
  2. J. Albert, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, K. O. Hill, Y. Hibino, and M. Kawachi, “Photosensitivity in Ge-doped silica optical waveguides and fibers with 193nm light from a ArF excimer laser,” Opt. Lett. 19, 387–389 (1994).
    [PubMed]
  3. C. G. Askins, T. -E. Tsai, G. M. Williams, M. A. Putnam, M. Bashkansky, and E. J. Friebele, “Fiber Bragg reflectors prepared by a single excimer pulse,” Opt. Lett. 17, 833–836 (1992).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  4. G. Meltz, W. W. Morey, and W. H. Glenn, “Formation of Bragg gratings in optical fibers by a transverse holographic method,” Opt. Lett. 14, 823–825 (1989).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  5. C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
    [Crossref]
  6. J. R. Armitage, “Fiber Bragg Reflectors written at 262nm using a frequency quadrupled diode pumped Nd3+:YLF laser,” Electron. Lett. 29, 1181–1183 (1993).
    [Crossref]
  7. S. E. Kanellopoulos, V. A. Handerek, and A. J. Rogers, “Photoinduced polarisation couplers in elliptical core optical fibers written using 535 and 266nm sources,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1558–1560 (1992).
    [Crossref]
  8. W. Griffioen, “Strippability of optical fibers,” in Proceedings of 11th Annual Conference on European Fiber Optic Communications and Networks, (European Institute of Communications and Networks, Geneva) 239–244 (1993).
  9. D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Efficient Bragg grating fabrication in a fiber through its polymer jacket using near-UV light,” Electron. Lett. 33, 1331–1333 (1997).
    [Crossref]
  10. D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Ultrastrong fiber gratings and their applications,” in Optical Fiber Reliability and Testing, Proc. SPIE3848, 178–185 (1999).
    [Crossref]
  11. R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
    [Crossref]
  12. D. C. Psaila and H. G. Inglis, “Packaging of optical fiber Bragg gratings,” in Proceedings of 51st Electronic Components and Technology Conference, (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2001), pp. 439–443.
  13. F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
    [Crossref]
  14. T. E. Dimmick, G. Kakarantzas, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Carbon dioxide laser fabrication of fused fiber couplers and tapers,” Appl. Opt. 38, 6845–6848 (1999).
    [Crossref]
  15. D. W. Coutts and J. A. Piper, “One watt average power by second harmonic and sum frequency generation from a single medium scale copper vapour laser,” IEEE. Quantum Electron. 28, 1761–1764 (1992).
    [Crossref]
  16. P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
    [Crossref]
  17. A. Lee, M. J. Withford, and J. M. Dawes, “Optical fiber photosensitivity and the dynamics of fiber Bragg grating growth,” in Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Optics and Laser Spectroscopy, (Australian Optical Society) 87 (2001).
  18. E. K. Illy, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, and J. A. Piper, “Optimisation of trepanning strategies for micromachining polymers with high pulse rate UV lasers,” Proc. Of SPIE: High power lasers in manufacturing, X. Chen et al (eds)3888 , 608–616 (2000).
    [Crossref]
  19. G. Ogura, “Laser stripping of optical fibers opens up new applications,” Laser Focus World (Penwell Publishing)  37 , 169–176 (2001).
  20. See for example Resostrip© at http://www.resonetics.com/Telecom/reso.htm.

2001 (2)

D. C. Psaila and H. G. Inglis, “Packaging of optical fiber Bragg gratings,” in Proceedings of 51st Electronic Components and Technology Conference, (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2001), pp. 439–443.

G. Ogura, “Laser stripping of optical fibers opens up new applications,” Laser Focus World (Penwell Publishing)  37 , 169–176 (2001).

2000 (1)

F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
[Crossref]

1999 (2)

T. E. Dimmick, G. Kakarantzas, T. A. Birks, and P. St. J. Russell, “Carbon dioxide laser fabrication of fused fiber couplers and tapers,” Appl. Opt. 38, 6845–6848 (1999).
[Crossref]

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

1998 (1)

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

1997 (1)

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Efficient Bragg grating fabrication in a fiber through its polymer jacket using near-UV light,” Electron. Lett. 33, 1331–1333 (1997).
[Crossref]

1994 (2)

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

J. Albert, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, K. O. Hill, Y. Hibino, and M. Kawachi, “Photosensitivity in Ge-doped silica optical waveguides and fibers with 193nm light from a ArF excimer laser,” Opt. Lett. 19, 387–389 (1994).
[PubMed]

1993 (1)

J. R. Armitage, “Fiber Bragg Reflectors written at 262nm using a frequency quadrupled diode pumped Nd3+:YLF laser,” Electron. Lett. 29, 1181–1183 (1993).
[Crossref]

1992 (3)

S. E. Kanellopoulos, V. A. Handerek, and A. J. Rogers, “Photoinduced polarisation couplers in elliptical core optical fibers written using 535 and 266nm sources,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1558–1560 (1992).
[Crossref]

C. G. Askins, T. -E. Tsai, G. M. Williams, M. A. Putnam, M. Bashkansky, and E. J. Friebele, “Fiber Bragg reflectors prepared by a single excimer pulse,” Opt. Lett. 17, 833–836 (1992).
[Crossref] [PubMed]

D. W. Coutts and J. A. Piper, “One watt average power by second harmonic and sum frequency generation from a single medium scale copper vapour laser,” IEEE. Quantum Electron. 28, 1761–1764 (1992).
[Crossref]

1989 (1)

Albert, J.

Armitage, J. R.

J. R. Armitage, “Fiber Bragg Reflectors written at 262nm using a frequency quadrupled diode pumped Nd3+:YLF laser,” Electron. Lett. 29, 1181–1183 (1993).
[Crossref]

Askins, C. G.

Atkins, R. M.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Barnier, F.

F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
[Crossref]

Bashkansky, M.

Bayon, J. F.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Bernage, P.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Bilodeau, F.

Birks, T. A.

Brown, D. J. W.

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

E. K. Illy, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, and J. A. Piper, “Optimisation of trepanning strategies for micromachining polymers with high pulse rate UV lasers,” Proc. Of SPIE: High power lasers in manufacturing, X. Chen et al (eds)3888 , 608–616 (2000).
[Crossref]

Brownlow, D. L.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Chandonnet, P. J.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Coutts, D. W.

D. W. Coutts and J. A. Piper, “One watt average power by second harmonic and sum frequency generation from a single medium scale copper vapour laser,” IEEE. Quantum Electron. 28, 1761–1764 (1992).
[Crossref]

Dawes, J. M.

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

A. Lee, M. J. Withford, and J. M. Dawes, “Optical fiber photosensitivity and the dynamics of fiber Bragg grating growth,” in Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Optics and Laser Spectroscopy, (Australian Optical Society) 87 (2001).

DeMarco, J. J.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Dimmick, T. E.

Douay, M.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Dyer, P. E.

F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
[Crossref]

Espindola, R. P.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Feinberg, J.

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Efficient Bragg grating fabrication in a fiber through its polymer jacket using near-UV light,” Electron. Lett. 33, 1331–1333 (1997).
[Crossref]

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Ultrastrong fiber gratings and their applications,” in Optical Fiber Reliability and Testing, Proc. SPIE3848, 178–185 (1999).
[Crossref]

Friebele, E. J.

Georges, T.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Glenn, W. H.

Glodis, P. A.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Griffioen, W.

W. Griffioen, “Strippability of optical fibers,” in Proceedings of 11th Annual Conference on European Fiber Optic Communications and Networks, (European Institute of Communications and Networks, Geneva) 239–244 (1993).

Grubsky, V.

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Efficient Bragg grating fabrication in a fiber through its polymer jacket using near-UV light,” Electron. Lett. 33, 1331–1333 (1997).
[Crossref]

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Ultrastrong fiber gratings and their applications,” in Optical Fiber Reliability and Testing, Proc. SPIE3848, 178–185 (1999).
[Crossref]

Handerek, V. A.

S. E. Kanellopoulos, V. A. Handerek, and A. J. Rogers, “Photoinduced polarisation couplers in elliptical core optical fibers written using 535 and 266nm sources,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1558–1560 (1992).
[Crossref]

Hibino, Y.

Hill, K. O.

Illy, E. K.

E. K. Illy, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, and J. A. Piper, “Optimisation of trepanning strategies for micromachining polymers with high pulse rate UV lasers,” Proc. Of SPIE: High power lasers in manufacturing, X. Chen et al (eds)3888 , 608–616 (2000).
[Crossref]

Inglis, H. G.

D. C. Psaila and H. G. Inglis, “Packaging of optical fiber Bragg gratings,” in Proceedings of 51st Electronic Components and Technology Conference, (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2001), pp. 439–443.

Johnson, D. C.

Kakarantzas, G.

Kalli, K.

A. Othonos and K. Kalli, Fiber Bragg gratings: fundamentals and applications in telecommunications and sensing (Artech House, Norwood, 1999) Chap. 2.

Kanellopoulos, S. E.

S. E. Kanellopoulos, V. A. Handerek, and A. J. Rogers, “Photoinduced polarisation couplers in elliptical core optical fibers written using 535 and 266nm sources,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1558–1560 (1992).
[Crossref]

Kawachi, M.

Krug, P. A.

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

Lee, A.

A. Lee, M. J. Withford, and J. M. Dawes, “Optical fiber photosensitivity and the dynamics of fiber Bragg grating growth,” in Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Optics and Laser Spectroscopy, (Australian Optical Society) 87 (2001).

Legoubin, S.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Malo, B.

Meltz, G.

Monerie, M.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Monk, P.

F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
[Crossref]

Morey, W. W.

Niay, P.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Ogura, G.

G. Ogura, “Laser stripping of optical fibers opens up new applications,” Laser Focus World (Penwell Publishing)  37 , 169–176 (2001).

Othonos, A.

A. Othonos and K. Kalli, Fiber Bragg gratings: fundamentals and applications in telecommunications and sensing (Artech House, Norwood, 1999) Chap. 2.

Paczkowski, M. A.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Paddison, C. J.

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

Piper, J. A.

D. W. Coutts and J. A. Piper, “One watt average power by second harmonic and sum frequency generation from a single medium scale copper vapour laser,” IEEE. Quantum Electron. 28, 1761–1764 (1992).
[Crossref]

E. K. Illy, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, and J. A. Piper, “Optimisation of trepanning strategies for micromachining polymers with high pulse rate UV lasers,” Proc. Of SPIE: High power lasers in manufacturing, X. Chen et al (eds)3888 , 608–616 (2000).
[Crossref]

Poumellec, B.

P. Niay, P. Bernage, S. Legoubin, M. Douay, W. X. Xie, J. F. Bayon, T. Georges, M. Monerie, and B. Poumellec, “Behaviour of spectral transmissions of Bragg gratings written in germania-doped fibers: writing and erasing experiments using pulsed or cw uv exposure,” Opt. Commun. 113, 176–192 (1994).
[Crossref]

Psaila, D. C.

D. C. Psaila and H. G. Inglis, “Packaging of optical fiber Bragg gratings,” in Proceedings of 51st Electronic Components and Technology Conference, (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, 2001), pp. 439–443.

Putnam, M. A.

Rogers, A. J.

S. E. Kanellopoulos, V. A. Handerek, and A. J. Rogers, “Photoinduced polarisation couplers in elliptical core optical fibers written using 535 and 266nm sources,” Electron. Lett. 28, 1558–1560 (1992).
[Crossref]

Rourke, H.

F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
[Crossref]

Russell, P. St. J.

Shenk, D. S.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Simoff, D. A.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Snelling, H. V.

F. Barnier, P. E. Dyer, P. Monk, H. V. Snelling, and H. Rourke, “Fiber optic jacket removal by pulsed laser ablation,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 33, 757–759 (2000).
[Crossref]

Starodubov, D. S.

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Efficient Bragg grating fabrication in a fiber through its polymer jacket using near-UV light,” Electron. Lett. 33, 1331–1333 (1997).
[Crossref]

D. S. Starodubov, V. Grubsky, and J. Feinberg, “Ultrastrong fiber gratings and their applications,” in Optical Fiber Reliability and Testing, Proc. SPIE3848, 178–185 (1999).
[Crossref]

Strasser, T. A.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Trickett, R. I.

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

Tsai, T. -E.

Wang, N. P.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Williams, G. M.

Windeler, R. S.

R. P. Espindola, R. M. Atkins, N. P. Wang, D. A. Simoff, M. A. Paczkowski, R. S. Windeler, D. L. Brownlow, D. S. Shenk, P. A. Glodis, T. A. Strasser, J. J. DeMarco, and P. J. Chandonnet, “Highly reflective fiber Bragg gratings written through a vinyl ether coating,” IEEE Photon. Tech. Lett. 11, 833–835 (1999).
[Crossref]

Withford, M. J.

C. J. Paddison, J. M. Dawes, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, R. I. Trickett, and P. A. Krug, “Multiple fiber gratings fabricated using frequency doubled copper vapour lasers,” Electron. Lett. 34, 2407–2408 (1998).
[Crossref]

E. K. Illy, D. J. W. Brown, M. J. Withford, and J. A. Piper, “Optimisation of trepanning strategies for micromachining polymers with high pulse rate UV lasers,” Proc. Of SPIE: High power lasers in manufacturing, X. Chen et al (eds)3888 , 608–616 (2000).
[Crossref]

A. Lee, M. J. Withford, and J. M. Dawes, “Optical fiber photosensitivity and the dynamics of fiber Bragg grating growth,” in Proceedings of Australasian Conference on Optics and Laser Spectroscopy, (Australian Optical Society) 87 (2001).

Xie, W. X.

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Figures (4)

Figs. 1 and 2.
Figs. 1 and 2.

Comparison of the growth dynamics and spectral shift of Bragg gratings written with 255 and 289nm laser light. Note that these fibers were prepared using mechanical stripping.

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

A 20 μm wide transverse scribe machined into the polymer jacket of an optical fiber using 289nm laser radiation.

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

A longitudinal “window” machined into the polymer jacket prior to writing a fiber Bragg grating.

Fig. 5.
Fig. 5.

Fibre Bragg grating written with 255nm laser radiation after stripping of the polymer jacket using 289nm light.

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