Narrow linewidth excimer laser for inscribing Bragg gratings in optical fibers

Othonos, Andreas; Lee, Xavier
May 1995
Review of Scientific Instruments;May95, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p3112
Academic Journal
Describes the development of a spectrally narrow linewidth KrF excimer laser for the application of writing Bragg gratings in optical fibers. Incorporation of two air spaced etalons within the laser cavity; Achievement of a stable wavelength setting for writing Bragg grating in optical fibers; Demonstration of high quality gratings in hydrogen sensitized fibers.


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