In-fibre polarizer for mid-infrared fibre lasers based on 45° tilted fluoride fibre Bragg grating

G. Bharathan*, R. I. Woodward, D. D. Hudson, S. D. Jackson, A. Fuerbach

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Abstract

We report the femtosecond laser inscription of a 45° tilted fibre Bragg grating (TFBG) into ZBLAN fibre. Integrating this TFBG into a mid-IR fibre laser cavity resulted in 20.5 dB output polarization extinction ratio.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBGPPM 2018
Subtitle of host publicationBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials
Place of PublicationWashington, DC
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
ISBN (Print)9781943580439
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018
EventBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPPM 2018 - Zurich, Switzerland
Duration: 2 Jul 20185 Jul 2018

Conference

ConferenceBragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials, BGPPM 2018
CountrySwitzerland
CityZurich
Period2/07/185/07/18

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Bharathan, G., Woodward, R. I., Hudson, D. D., Jackson, S. D., & Fuerbach, A. (2018). In-fibre polarizer for mid-infrared fibre lasers based on 45° tilted fluoride fibre Bragg grating. In BGPPM 2018: Bragg Gratings, Photosensitivity and Poling in Glass Waveguides and Materials (pp. 1-2). [BW3A.2] Washington, DC: OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/BGPPM.2018.BW3A.2