Bragg Grating Filter Synthesis with a Piezo-electric Transducer

  • A. T. Alavie
  • M. M. Ohn
  • R. Maaskant

Abstract

A new method for controlling the center wavelength, bandwidth, and spectral profile of a fiber Bragg grating is described. A piezo-electric transducer is used to impose an arbitrary strain distribution on an attached grating. This allows the synthesis of a wide range of tunable filters and dispersion compensation devices.

Keywords

Fiber Bragg Grating Center Wavelength Spectral Profile Linear Strain Dispersion Compensation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. T. Alavie
    • 1
  • M. M. Ohn
    • 1
  • R. Maaskant
    • 1
  1. 1.ElectroPhotonics CorporationConcordCanada

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