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2 June 2014 Improved arc discharge technique for inscribing compact long period fiber gratings
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Proceedings Volume 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors; 91577X (2014) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2059261
Event: OFS2014 23rd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors, 2014, Santander, Spain
Abstract
An improved arc discharge technique was demonstrated to inscribe high-quality LPFGs with a resonant attenuation of - 28 dB and an insertion loss of 0.2 dB by use of a commercial fusion splicer. Such a technique avoids the influence of the mass which is prerequisite for traditional technique. Moreover, no physical deformation was observed on the LPFG surface. Compared with more than 86 grating periods required by traditional arc discharge technique, only 27 grating periods were required to inscribe a compact LPFG by our improved arc discharge technique.
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Guolu Yin, Yiping Wang, Changrui Liao, Jiangtao Zhou, Xiaoyong Zhong, Shen Liu, Qiao Wang, Zhengyong Li, Bing Sun, Jun He, and Guanjun Wang "Improved arc discharge technique for inscribing compact long period fiber gratings", Proc. SPIE 9157, 23rd International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, 91577X (2 June 2014); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2059261
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