28 August 2002 Experimental study of the photosensitivity of optical fiber
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Proceedings Volume 4904, Optical Fiber and Planar Waveguide Technology II; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.481237
Event: Asia-Pacific Optical and Wireless Communications 2002, 2002, Shanghai, China
Abstract
This paper presents an experimental study of the photosensitivity of various types of photosensitive optical fiber. A new interferometric technique based on low-finesse fiber Bragg grating Fabry-Perot interferometers allowed the determination of the evolution of the refractive index during exposure to ultra-violet radiation from a KrF excimer laser. It was demonstrated experimentally that enhanced photosensitivity of standard SMF-28 fiber retains after complete outdiffusion of hydrogen. The dependencies of effective refractive index change versus fluence are presented for different photosensitive fibers and hydrogen-loaded fiber.
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Pieter L. Swart, Pieter L. Swart, Anatoli A. Chtcherbakov, Anatoli A. Chtcherbakov, Mikhail G. Shlyagin, Mikhail G. Shlyagin, Vasilii V. Spirin, Vasilii V. Spirin, } "Experimental study of the photosensitivity of optical fiber", Proc. SPIE 4904, Optical Fiber and Planar Waveguide Technology II, (28 August 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.481237; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.481237
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