UV-induced modification of stress distribution in optical fibers and its contribution to bragg grating birefringence

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dc.contributor.author Belhadj, Nezih en_US
dc.contributor.author Park, Yongwoo en_US
dc.contributor.author Larochelle, Sophie en_US
dc.contributor.author Dossou, Kokou en_US
dc.contributor.author Azana, Jose en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:42:13Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-28T09:42:13Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2007005340 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Belhadj Nezih et al. 2008, 'UV-induced modification of stress distribution in optical fibers and its contribution to bragg grating birefringence', Optical Society of America, vol. 16, no. 12, pp. 8727-8741. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1094-4087 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/8276
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses the importance of stress-induced contributions to the photo-induced birefringence observed in fiber Bragg gratings. Optical tomography measurements are performed in exposed and unexposed fibers to extract the stress profiles induced by UV-writing of fiber Bragg gratings for various exposure levels. A photoelastic analysis and a high-order isoparametric finite elements method are then used to calculate the birefringence caused by stress profile modifications. The results are compared to the birefringence directly measured by spectral analysis of a chirped fiber grating with multiple phase-shifts. We can therefore estimate the fraction of the photo-induced birefringence due to stress-induced anisotropy following UV exposure. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Optical Society of America en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.008727 en_US
dc.rights This paper was published in Optics Express 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/OE.16.008727. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law
dc.title UV-induced modification of stress distribution in optical fibers and its contribution to bragg grating birefringence en_US
dc.parent Optics Express en_US
dc.journal.volume 16 en_US
dc.journal.number 12 en_US
dc.publocation Washington DC, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 8727 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 8741 en_US
dc.cauo.name Inst Nanoscale Technology Core en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 020500 en_US
dc.personcode 0000046659 en_US
dc.personcode 0000046661 en_US
dc.personcode 0000030306 en_US
dc.personcode 040396 en_US
dc.personcode 0000046660 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Optical Physics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Fiber optics and optical communications Fiber measurements Fiber optics components Fibers, single-mode Fiber Bragg gratings, photosensitivity en_US


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