Bend and index insensitive long period grating in progressive three layered optical fibre

Thomas D.P. Allsop*, David J. Webb, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

A long period fibre grating written in progressive three layered optical fibre was examined. The bending sensitivity of the optical fibre was measured. It was found that the fibre shows an attenuation band that has a very low bending sensitivity compared to normal step-index fibres.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)508-509
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics letters
Volume39
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 20 Mar 2003

Keywords

  • long period fibre grating
  • progressive three-layered optical fibre
  • attenuation band
  • bending sensitivity
  • refractive index

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