Abstract

The dispersion of picosecond pulses on reflection from efficient photorefractive fiber gratings is explored experimentally. Unlike simple measurements of reflectivity, this approach allows both the amplitude and the phase of the grating response to be probed as a function of frequency.

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1993 (3)

J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J Russell, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 28 (1993).
[CrossRef]

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

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

1991 (2)

P. St. J Russell, J. Mod. Opt. 38, 1599 (1991).
[CrossRef]

F. Ouellette, Opt. Lett. 16, 303 (1991).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1989 (1)

Albert, J.

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

Archambault, J.-L.

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J Russell, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 28 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Bilodeau, F.

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

Glenn, W. H.

Hill, K. O.

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]

Kringlebotn, J. T.

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Malo, B.

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

Meltz, G.

Morey, W. W.

Morkel, P. R.

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Ouellette, F.

Payne, D. N.

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J Russell, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 28 (1993).
[CrossRef]

D. Taverner, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, in Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena, Vol. 15 of 1993 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1993), p. 367.

Reekie, L.

J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J Russell, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 28 (1993).
[CrossRef]

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

Richardson, D. J.

D. Taverner, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, in Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena, Vol. 15 of 1993 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1993), p. 367.

Russell, P. St. J

J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J Russell, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 28 (1993).
[CrossRef]

P. St. J Russell, J. Mod. Opt. 38, 1599 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Taverner, D.

D. Taverner, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, in Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena, Vol. 15 of 1993 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1993), p. 367.

Yariv, A.

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals (Wiley, New York, 1984), Chap. 6.

Yeh, P.

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals (Wiley, New York, 1984), Chap. 6.

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

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

Electron. Lett. (1)

J.-L. Archambault, L. Reekie, P. St. J Russell, D. N. Payne, Electron. Lett. 29, 28 (1993).
[CrossRef]

IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. (1)

J. T. Kringlebotn, P. R. Morkel, L. Reekie, J.-L. Archambault, D. N. Payne, IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett. 5, 1162 (1993).
[CrossRef]

J. Mod. Opt. (1)

P. St. J Russell, J. Mod. Opt. 38, 1599 (1991).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (2)

Other (2)

D. Taverner, D. J. Richardson, D. N. Payne, in Nonlinear Guided-Wave Phenomena, Vol. 15 of 1993 OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, Washington, D.C., 1993), p. 367.

A. Yariv, P. Yeh, Optical Waves in Crystals (Wiley, New York, 1984), Chap. 6.

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Experimental configuration.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Experimental (solid curves) and fitted (dashed curves) transmission characteristics of gratings A and B.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental (points) and theoretical (curves) autocorrelation half-width and spectral half-width broadening factors for 5.6-ps hyperbolic-secant pulse reflection from grating A and 2.9-ps hyperbolic-secant pulse reflection from grating B.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Experimental (points) and theoretical (curves) autocorrelation half-width and spectral half-width broadening factors for transmission of a 3.1-ps hyperbolic pulse through grating B.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Experimental (points) and theoretical (curve) pulse broadening on reflection at Δλoffset = 0 for various Δλpλg. Theoretical curve is based on the 86% reflectivity, 0.78-nm-bandwidth grating (grating A).

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d A 2 ( z , Δ β ) d z = j κ * ( z ) A 1 ( z , Δ β ) exp ( - j Δ β z ) , d A 1 ( z , Δ β ) d z = - j κ ( z ) A 2 ( z , Δ β ) exp ( j Δ β z ) ,
r ( Δ β ) = A 2 ( 0 , Δ β ) = - j κ * sinh ( S L ) S cosh ( S L ) + j Δ β 2 sinh ( S L ) , t ( Δ β ) = A 1 ( L , Δ β ) = j S exp ( j Δ β 2 L ) S cosh ( S L ) + j Δ β 2 sinh ( S L ) ,

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