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Simple Model for Estimating Birefringence of LPFG Using Photoelastic Effect
Tetsuro YABU Hidenori TANAKA Masaharu OHASHI
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2009/06/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: BRIEF PAPER
optical fiber cables, photoelasticity, gratings, birefringence, polarization,
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The polarization dependence of the resonance wavelength of long period fiber gratings (LPFGs) that employ the photoelastic effect is investigated based on a simple model. The proposed model for estimating the birefringence of these LPFGs provides a good explanation of the experimental results.