Reflection properties of Brillouin dynamic gratings in coiled single-mode fibers

Shinya Takigawa, Tsuneo Horiguchi

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Abstract

Brillouin dynamic gratings (BDGs) have been usually created in polarization maintaining fibers (PMFs). In this study, we use conventional single-mode fibers (SMFs) which are coiled with care. In addition, we derive approximations of the BDG properties based on the moving fiber Bragg grating (FBG) model. We find the experiments agree well with the calculations in terms of fundamental BDG properties: frequency offset, reflectance, bandwidth. Our results therefore reinforce the previous reports on the BDGs in which the agreement between calculations and experiments was not satisfactory. Furthermore, our results suggest the possibility of locating bent fibers with high sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1
Event22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors - Beijing, China
Duration: 2012 Oct 152012 Oct 19

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume8421
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Conference

Conference22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period12/10/1512/10/19

Keywords

  • Bending birefringence
  • Brillouin dynamic grating
  • Single-mode fiber
  • Stimulated Brillouin scattering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Takigawa, S., & Horiguchi, T. (2012). Reflection properties of Brillouin dynamic gratings in coiled single-mode fibers. In 22nd International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors [84219U] (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; Vol. 8421). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.974893