Experimental Investigation on Temperature and Strain Dependence of Brillouin Frequency Shifts in GeO2-Doped Optical Fibers

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Zou, Weiwen; He, Zuyuan; Hotate, Kazuo (Department of Electronic Engineering, The University of Tokyo 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan)

The strain- or temperature-coefficient of Brillouin frequency shift is shown to be a quadratic function of draw-tension during fiber fabrication. The coefficients decrease by 1.48 % and 1.61 % respectively for a unit mol% increase of GeO2 concentration.