Apodized point-by-point fiber bragg gratings in an all-optical, actively q-switched all-fibre laser

Robert J. Williams*, Nemanja Jovanovic, Graham D. Marshall, M. J. Steel, Michael J. Withford

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Abstract

We report an all-optical, actively Q-switched, all-fibre laser utilizing an ultrafast laserinscribed, wavelength-tunable, apodized fibre Bragg grating. The tailored spectrum of the apodized point-by-point gratings enables an order of magnitude improvement in pulse duration.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2012
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)9781557529466
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2012 - Colorado Springs, CO, United States
Duration: 17 Jun 201220 Jun 2012

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OtherBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2012
CountryUnited States
CityColorado Springs, CO
Period17/06/1220/06/12

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This paper was published in Advanced Photonics Congress, OSA technical digest and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=BGPP-2012-BW2E.6. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.

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Williams, R. J., Jovanovic, N., Marshall, G. D., Steel, M. J., & Withford, M. J. (2013). Apodized point-by-point fiber bragg gratings in an all-optical, actively q-switched all-fibre laser. In Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity, and Poling in Glass Waveguides, BGPP 2012 (pp. 1-2). Washington, DC: Optical Society of America (OSA).