Photosensitivity in low-loss perfluoropolymer (CYTOP) fibre material

H. Y. Liu, G. D. Peng, P. L. Chu, Y. Koike, Y. Watanabe

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Abstract

Photosensitivity in a perfluoropolymer (CYTOP) optical fibre is investigated. Significant diffraction has been observed from transmission gratings made from the fibre. A maximum diffraction efficiency of 1.6% has been achieved, corresponding to an index change ≃ 3 × 10-4. This study demonstrates for the first time the existence of significant photosensitivity and the feasibility of writing Bragg grating in CYTOP fibres.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-348
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume37
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Mar 15

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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