Fiber Bragg grating modeling, simulation and characteristics with different grating lengths


  • Ho Sze Phing
  • Jalil Ali
  • Rosly Abdul Rahman
  • Bashir Ahmed Tahir



Fibre Bragg grating, Simulation, Bandwitdth, Reflectivity, Coupled mode theory, Transfer Matrix Method,


In this paper we perform a simulation of fiber Bragg grating sensor with different grating lengths. It is shown that the grating length represents as one of the critical parameters in contributing to a high performance fiber Bragg grating sensor. The simulated fiber gratings with different lengths were analyzed and designed by calculating reflection and transmission spectra, and the bandwidth. Such simulations are based on solving coupled mode equations that describe the interaction of guided modes. The coupled mode equations are solved by the Transfer Matrix Method (a fundamental matrix method).


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