Abstract

We report on grating writing in air–silica structured optical fibers with pure silica cores by use of two-photon absorption at 193 nm. A decrease in propagation loss with irradiation was observed. The characteristic growth curves were obtained.

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2002 (1)

2001 (2)

J. Canning, Mater. Forum 25, 60 (2001).

A. Wootten, B. Thomas, and P. Harrowell, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 3336 (2001).

1999 (2)

J. Broeng, D. Mogilevstev, S. E. Barkou, and A. Bjarklev, Opt. Fiber Technol. 5, 305 (1999).
[CrossRef]

B. J. Eggleton, P. S. Westbrook, R. S. Windeler, S. Spälter, and T. A. Strasser, Opt. Lett. 24, 1460 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1995 (1)

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1986 (1)

C. Fiori and R. A. B. Devine, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 61, 187 (1986).
[CrossRef]

1968 (1)

W. Primak and R. J. Kampwirth, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 5651 (1968).
[CrossRef]

1958 (1)

W. Primak, Phys. Rev. 133, A 531 (1958).
[CrossRef]

Albert, J.

J. Albert, M. Fokine, and W. Margulis, Opt. Lett. 27, 809 (2002).
[CrossRef]

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Barkou, S. E.

J. Broeng, D. Mogilevstev, S. E. Barkou, and A. Bjarklev, Opt. Fiber Technol. 5, 305 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Bilodeau, F.

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Bjarklev, A.

J. Broeng, D. Mogilevstev, S. E. Barkou, and A. Bjarklev, Opt. Fiber Technol. 5, 305 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Broeng, J.

J. Broeng, D. Mogilevstev, S. E. Barkou, and A. Bjarklev, Opt. Fiber Technol. 5, 305 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Canning, J.

J. Canning, Mater. Forum 25, 60 (2001).

Devine, R. A. B.

C. Fiori and R. A. B. Devine, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 61, 187 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Eggleton, B. J.

Fiori, C.

C. Fiori and R. A. B. Devine, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 61, 187 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Fokine, M.

Harrowell, P.

A. Wootten, B. Thomas, and P. Harrowell, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 3336 (2001).

Hill, K. O.

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Johnson, D. C.

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Kampwirth, R. J.

W. Primak and R. J. Kampwirth, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 5651 (1968).
[CrossRef]

Malo, B.

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Margulis, W.

Mogilevstev, D.

J. Broeng, D. Mogilevstev, S. E. Barkou, and A. Bjarklev, Opt. Fiber Technol. 5, 305 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Primak, W.

W. Primak and R. J. Kampwirth, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 5651 (1968).
[CrossRef]

W. Primak, Phys. Rev. 133, A 531 (1958).
[CrossRef]

Spälter, S.

Strasser, T. A.

Thériault, S.

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Thomas, B.

A. Wootten, B. Thomas, and P. Harrowell, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 3336 (2001).

Westbrook, P. S.

Windeler, R. S.

Wootten, A.

A. Wootten, B. Thomas, and P. Harrowell, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 3336 (2001).

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

J. Albert, B. Malo, K. O. Hill, F. Bilodeau, D. C. Johnson, and S. Thériault, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 3529 (1995).
[CrossRef]

J. Appl. Phys. (1)

W. Primak and R. J. Kampwirth, J. Appl. Phys. 39, 5651 (1968).
[CrossRef]

J. Chem. Phys. (1)

A. Wootten, B. Thomas, and P. Harrowell, J. Chem. Phys. 115, 3336 (2001).

Mater. Forum (1)

J. Canning, Mater. Forum 25, 60 (2001).

Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. (1)

C. Fiori and R. A. B. Devine, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 61, 187 (1986).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Fiber Technol. (1)

J. Broeng, D. Mogilevstev, S. E. Barkou, and A. Bjarklev, Opt. Fiber Technol. 5, 305 (1999).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Lett. (2)

Phys. Rev. (1)

W. Primak, Phys. Rev. 133, A 531 (1958).
[CrossRef]

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Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Cross section of a 125µm AS structured fiber.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Transmission spectrum of a grating written in an AS structured fiber. Inset, wider spectral scan showing no significant cladding mode formation.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Grating strength and bottom, wavelength evolution as functions of 193-nm cumulative fluence.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Isochronal annealing profile of an AS structured fiber grating. The grating was exposed for half an hour at each incrementally increased temperature.

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