Abstract

Efficient inscription of Fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) in single-mode, thin cladding As2S3 fibers is demonstrated by using near bandgap light at 532 nm. The FBGs with the reflectivity of over 80% can be induced in only 80–90 s, substantially faster than in previous reports. The dynamics of the grating growth are investigated in the photosensitivity process, showing a fast blue shift of the Bragg wavelength and then a somewhat slower red shift. The aging of the grating after fabrication is also reported, indicating a 37% decay of the grating strength.

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