Abstract

A modified prism-based method for fabricating Bragg gratings in optical fibers is introduced. We have made an optical fiber Bragg grating at 799.67 nm by using a 45° right-angle prism and a frequency-doubled argon-ion laser at 244 nm. The advantage of this method is ease of alignment.

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1994 (1)

Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

1993 (2)

K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).
[CrossRef]

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[CrossRef]

1992 (1)

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R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

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Ainslie, B. J.

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

Albert, J.

B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Electron. Lett. 29, 1668 (1993).
[CrossRef]

K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).
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Armitage, J. R.

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

Askin, C.

Atkins, R. M.

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Bilodeau, F.

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Brown, D. A.

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Campbell, R. J.

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Friebele, E. J.

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Hill, K. O.

B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Electron. Lett. 29, 1668 (1993).
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K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Johnson, D. C.

K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).
[CrossRef]

B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Electron. Lett. 29, 1668 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Kashyap, R.

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

R. J. Campbell, R. Kashyap, Opt. Lett. 16, 898 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Lemaire, P. J.

R. M. Atkins, P. J. Lemaire, T. Erdogan, V. Mizrahi, Electron. Lett. 29, 1234, 1993.

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K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).
[CrossRef]

B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Electron. Lett. 29, 1668 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Maxwell, G. D.

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

Meltz, G.

Millar, C. A.

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

Mizrahi, V.

R. M. Atkins, P. J. Lemaire, T. Erdogan, V. Mizrahi, Electron. Lett. 29, 1234, 1993.

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Morse, T. F.

Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

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Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Wang, J. Q.

Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Williams, D. L.

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

Williams, G. M.

Xiao, G.

Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Zhang, Q.

Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

K. O. Hill, B. Malo, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 62, 1035 (1993).
[CrossRef]

BT Technol. J. (1)

R. Kashyap, J. R. Armitage, R. J. Campbell, D. L. Williams, G. D. Maxwell, B. J. Ainslie, C. A. Millar, BT Technol. J. 11, 150 (1991).

Electron. Lett. (2)

B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, J. Albert, Electron. Lett. 29, 1668 (1993).
[CrossRef]

R. M. Atkins, P. J. Lemaire, T. Erdogan, V. Mizrahi, Electron. Lett. 29, 1234, 1993.

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

Q. Zhang, D. A. Brown, L. Reinhart, T. F. Morse, J. Q. Wang, G. Xiao, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 6, 839 (1994).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (3)

Other (1)

Coherent Inc., Laser Group, Santa Clara, California 95054.

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental setup of the single-prism method for writing Bragg gratings in optical fibers.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Relationships between the prism slope angle α and the resulting Bragg wavelengths.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Optimal prism height as a function of the prism angle α for maximum overlap.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Spectrum of a fiber having a grating peak wavelength at 799.67 nm.

Equations (2)

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λ R = n R λ W n W sin { α sin 1 [ ( 1 / n W ) sin α ] } ,
h opt | d = 0 = a sin { π / 2 sin 1 [ ( 1 / n W ) sin α ] } 2 cos α sin { α sin 1 [ ( 1 / n W ) sin α ] } ,

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