Indian Journal of Physics

, Volume 92, Issue 8, pp 1045–1048 | Cite as

Cancellation of birefringence in DBR laser through principal axis offset by a rotation of 90°

  • M. K. A. Zaini
  • M. H. Lai
  • M. R. Islam
  • K. S. Lim
  • H. Ahmad
Original Paper


The cancellation of birefringence in the distributed Bragg reflector based on 90° rotation offset method is demonstrated. It is found that the birefringence, which causes the peak bifurcation has been eliminated and a single peak is produced at each resonance in the output spectrum. This modification is an economic solution for eliminating the birefringence of the optical fibre devices.


Birefringence Fiber Bragg grating Distributed Bragg reflector 


42.25.Lc 42.79.Dj 42.79.Fm 



This work is supported by FP033-2017A, and PR001-2015A.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. K. A. Zaini
    • 1
  • M. H. Lai
    • 1
  • M. R. Islam
    • 1
  • K. S. Lim
    • 1
  • H. Ahmad
    • 1
  1. 1.Photonics Research CentreUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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