TITLE

Fiber Bragg grating

AUTHOR(S)
Othonos, Andreas
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Dec1997, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p4309
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the technology of Bragg gratings in optical fiber. History of photosensitivity and fiber Bragg gratings; Defects in germanosilica optical fibers; Enhanced photosensitivity in silica optical fibers; Mechanism of photoinduced refractive index change; Externally written Bragg gratings in optical fibers; Properties of Bragg gratings; Types of fiber Bragg gratings.
ACCESSION #
4302362

 

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