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Fabrication of strong long-period gratings in hydrogen-free fibers with 157-nm F2-laser radiation.
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PMID:  18040445     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Long-period gratings were fabricated in standard telecommunication fiber (Corning SMF-28) by use of what is believed to be record short-wavelength light from a 157-nm F(2) laser. Strong loss peaks were formed without the need for enhancement techniques such as hydrogen loading. The magnitude of the attenuation peak was sensitive to the single-pulse laser fluence, decreasing with increasing pulse fluence as a result of nonuniform 157-nm laser interaction with both the fiber cladding and core. The long-period fiber gratings have good wavelength stability (Dlambda~7 nm) under thermal annealing at 150 degrees C.
K P Chen; P R Herman; J Zhang; R Tam
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optics letters     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0146-9592     ISO Abbreviation:  Opt Lett     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
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Created Date:  2007-11-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708433     Medline TA:  Opt Lett     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  771-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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