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- Variations of the growth of harmonic reflections in fiber Bragg gratings fabricated using phase masks
- Rollinson, Claire M.; Wade, Scott A.; Kouskousis, Betty P.; Kitcher, Daniel J.; Baxter, Greg W.; Collins, Stephen F.
- The growth of reflectance peaks from optical fiber Bragg gratings has been studied to determine the relative importance of grating features when writing with the phase-mask technique. Measurements of spectra for two different fiber types using two distinct phase masks allowed the contribution from grating features of half the phase-mask periodicity and of the phase-mask periodicity at the Bragg wavelength to be determined. The dominance of the latter periodicity was ascribed to either the small fiber core diameter that limited the extent of the Talbot diffraction pattern, or the enhanced ±2 diffraction orders of a custom-made phase mask used.
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- Journal article
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- Swinburne University of Technology. Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences. Centre for Atom Optics and Ultrafast Spectroscopy
- Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, Vol. 29, no. 7 (Jul 2012), pp. 1259-1268
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- 0205 Optical Physics; 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering; 1113 Ophthalmology and Optometry
- Fibre Bragg gratings; Phase masks; Reflections
- Optical Society of America
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- Copyright © 2012 Optical Society of America. The published version is reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. This paper was published in the Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/josaa.29.001259. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.
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- The authors acknowledge support from the Australian Research Council.
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