Abstract

We present what is to our knowledge the first demonstration of a tunable fiber Bragg grating device in polymer optical fiber that utilizes a thin-film resistive heater deposited on the surface of the fiber. The polymer fiber was coated via photochemical deposition of a PdCu metallic layer with a procedure induced by vacuum–ultraviolet radiation at room temperature. The resulting device, when wavelength tuned via joule heating, underwent a wavelength shift of 2nm for a moderate input power of 160mW, a wavelength to input power coefficient of 13.4pmmW, and a time constant of 1.7s1.

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