Fiber distributed-feedback lasers and dispersion compensators

M. N. Zervas, M. Ibsen, M. K. Durkin, Chao Lu, M. J. Cole, R. I. Laming, D. N. Payne

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Fibre Bragg Gratings (FBGs) are high-performance versatile devices that have had a major impact on different areas of optical fibre technology. Their unique filtering and dispersion properties allow them to be used in DFB and DBR fibre lasers, wavelength-stabilised semiconductor lasers, gain-flattened EDFAs, Raman amplifiers and lasers, dispersion-compensators and add/drop multiplexers. We report some of the latest advances in the area of grating fabrication, fibre grating dispersion-compensators and all-fibre DFB lasers and address how our improved dispersion-compensating gratings have a performance close to that theoretically predicted.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)762-768
Number of pages7
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1999
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1999 Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Photonic Devices - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 30 Nov 19993 Dec 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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