1 May 2001 Temperature-compensating device with central-wavelength tuning for optical fiber gratings
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Abstract
The demand for fiber Bragg gratings (FBG) for use in optical transmission devices has grown exponentially in the telecommunication industry. A stable temperature compensation mechanism is essential to the successful use of FBG-based devices. In this paper, a tubular temperature-compensating package with a tunable component is described. Such a mechanism serves for posttuning the fixture in order to obtain a designed central wavelength. With the aid of the developed experimental procedure, this compact and easily manufactured package can achieve a temperature coefficient of 8.3X10-4 nm/°C in the temperature range from ?40 to 80°C. The same package can also be used for multi-FBG applications.
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Samuel I-En Lin, "Temperature-compensating device with central-wavelength tuning for optical fiber gratings," Optical Engineering 40(5), (1 May 2001). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1360242 . Submission:
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