Classification of Small-Spot Direct UV Written Fiber Bragg Gratings Through Extreme Thermal Treatment

S.L. Scholl, A. Jantzen, R.H.S. Bannerman, J. Field, J.C. Gates, L.J. Boyd, P.G.R. Smith, and C. Holmes

Advanced Photonics 2018

The high intensity and continuous nature of small-spot direct UV writing makes characterisation of gratings types difficult by conventional approaches. Investigating the thermal response of gratings up to 850°C allows elucidation of grating type.

NQIT Author