Design and fabrication of fibre Bragg gratings with V-shaped dispersion profile

Elena G. Turitsyna*, Xuewen Shu, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

We propose a new type of fiber Bragg grating (FBG) with a V-shaped dispersion profile. We demonstrate that such V-shaped FBGs bring advantages in manipulation of optical signals compared to conventional FBGs with a constant dispersion, e.g., they can produce larger chirp for the same input pulsewidth and/or can be used as pulse shapers. Application of the proposed V-shaped FBGs for signal prechirping in fiber transmission is examined. The proposed design of the V-shaped FBG can be easily extended to embrace multichannel devices. © 2007 IEEE.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-611
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Lightwave Technology
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2007
Event32nd European Conference on Optical Communication - Cannes, France
Duration: 24 Sep 200628 Sep 2006

Keywords

  • filtering
  • gratings
  • optical fiber communications
  • pulse processing

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