Abstract

We report the first demonstration of long period gratings in single mode As2Se3 chalcogenide glass fiber. The grating is implemented by pressing a threaded rod against a short piece of fiber. Its strength can be tuned over a 25 dB range, has high repeatability, and is fully reversible.

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2004

2002

J. Y. Cho and K. S. Lee, "A birefringence compensation method for mechanically induced long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Commun. 213,281-284 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2000

1997

1996

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1991

1989

C. B. Probst, A. Bjarklev, and S. B. Andreasen, "Experimental Verification of Microbending Theory using Mode Coupling to Discrete Cladding Modes," J. Lightwave Technol. 7,55-60 (1989).
[CrossRef]

1984

T. Kanamori, Y. Terunuma, S. Takahashi, and T. Miyashita, "Chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-infrared transmission," J. Lightwave Technol. 2,607 (1984).
[CrossRef]

1983

1979

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, "Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 35,379-381 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Abedin, K. S.

Aggarwal, I. D.

Andreasen, S. B.

C. B. Probst, A. Bjarklev, and S. B. Andreasen, "Experimental Verification of Microbending Theory using Mode Coupling to Discrete Cladding Modes," J. Lightwave Technol. 7,55-60 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Bhatia, V.

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Bjarklev, A.

C. B. Probst, A. Bjarklev, and S. B. Andreasen, "Experimental Verification of Microbending Theory using Mode Coupling to Discrete Cladding Modes," J. Lightwave Technol. 7,55-60 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Cho, J. Y.

J. Y. Cho and K. S. Lee, "A birefringence compensation method for mechanically induced long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Commun. 213,281-284 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Difonnet, M. J. F.

Eggleton, B. J.

Erdogan, T.

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Fu, L. B.

Garmire, E.

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, "Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 35,379-381 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Heo, J.

Hodelin, J.

Judkins, J. B.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, J. B. Judkins, J. B. Stark, and A. M. Vengsarkar, "All-optical switching in long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Lett. 22,883-885 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Kanamori, T.

T. Kanamori, Y. Terunuma, S. Takahashi, and T. Miyashita, "Chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-infrared transmission," J. Lightwave Technol. 2,607 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Kino, G.S.

Lee, K. S.

J. Y. Cho and K. S. Lee, "A birefringence compensation method for mechanically induced long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Commun. 213,281-284 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Lemaire, P. J.

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Lenz, G.

Marburger, J. H.

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, "Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 35,379-381 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Miyashita, T.

T. Kanamori, Y. Terunuma, S. Takahashi, and T. Miyashita, "Chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-infrared transmission," J. Lightwave Technol. 2,607 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Moss, D. J.

Probst, C. B.

C. B. Probst, A. Bjarklev, and S. B. Andreasen, "Experimental Verification of Microbending Theory using Mode Coupling to Discrete Cladding Modes," J. Lightwave Technol. 7,55-60 (1989).
[CrossRef]

Rochette, M.

Rodrigues, M.

Saggese, S. J.

Sanghera, J.

Savin, S.

Shaw, H.J.

Shaw, L. B.

Sigel, G. H.

Sipe, J. E.

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Slusher, R. E.

Stark, J. B.

Ta'eed, V. G.

Takahashi, S.

T. Kanamori, Y. Terunuma, S. Takahashi, and T. Miyashita, "Chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-infrared transmission," J. Lightwave Technol. 2,607 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Terunuma, Y.

T. Kanamori, Y. Terunuma, S. Takahashi, and T. Miyashita, "Chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-infrared transmission," J. Lightwave Technol. 2,607 (1984).
[CrossRef]

Vengsarkar, A. M.

B. J. Eggleton, R. E. Slusher, J. B. Judkins, J. B. Stark, and A. M. Vengsarkar, "All-optical switching in long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Lett. 22,883-885 (1997).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Winful, H. G.

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, "Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 35,379-381 (1979).
[CrossRef]

Youngquist, R. C.

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phys. Lett.

H. G. Winful, J. H. Marburger, and E. Garmire, "Theory of bistability in nonlinear distributed feedback structures," Appl. Phys. Lett. 35,379-381 (1979).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwav. Technol.

A. M. Vengsarkar, P. J. Lemaire, J. B. Judkins, V. Bhatia, T. Erdogan, and J. E. Sipe, "Long-period fiber gratings as band-rejection filters," J. Lightwav. Technol. 14,58-96 (1996).
[CrossRef]

J. Lightwave Technol.

T. Kanamori, Y. Terunuma, S. Takahashi, and T. Miyashita, "Chalcogenide glass fibers for mid-infrared transmission," J. Lightwave Technol. 2,607 (1984).
[CrossRef]

C. B. Probst, A. Bjarklev, and S. B. Andreasen, "Experimental Verification of Microbending Theory using Mode Coupling to Discrete Cladding Modes," J. Lightwave Technol. 7,55-60 (1989).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B

Opt. Commun.

J. Y. Cho and K. S. Lee, "A birefringence compensation method for mechanically induced long-period fiber gratings," Opt. Commun. 213,281-284 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express

Opt. Lett.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1.
Fig. 1.

Side view of a mechanically-induced LPG

Fig. 2.
Fig. 2.

LPG grating response for increasing clamp pressure

Fig. 3.
Fig. 3.

Transmission spectra for two orthogonal linear polarizations

Fig. 4.
Fig. 4.

Temperature dependence of the LPG resonant wavelength and transmission spectra at 40° and 50° C

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