193nm photodarkening of Yt terbium doped optical fibre

Nathaniel Groothoff, John Canning, Mattias Åslund, Stuart Jackson

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Abstract

Short wavelength attenuation from photodarkening was induced in ytterbium optical fibre by UV irradiation. Pristine and hydrogenated fibres were compared with latter showing resistance to photodarkening. High temperature annealing of irradiated pristine fibre reduced photodarkening.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2007
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)1557528470, 9781557528476
Publication statusPublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2007 - Quebec City, Canada
Duration: 2 Sep 20072 Sep 2007

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OtherBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2007
CountryCanada
CityQuebec City
Period2/09/072/09/07

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Groothoff, N., Canning, J., Åslund, M., & Jackson, S. (2007). 193nm photodarkening of Yt terbium doped optical fibre. In Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2007 (pp. 1-3). Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA).