• Frontiers of Optoelectronics
  • Vol. 4, Issue 4, 430 (2011)
Guodong WANG*, Yunjian WANG, and Na LI
Author Affiliations
  • School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Henan Polytechnic University, Jiaozuo 454003, China
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    Abstract

    The axial strain sensitivity of long period fiber grating (LPFG) is analyzed by new transfer matrix method. The new transfer matrix method can be used to analyze the modes coupling between the core mode and multiple cladding modes. Compared with the previous method used, such as solving the coupled mode equation by the fourth order adaptive step size Runge-Kutta algorithm, the new transfer matrix method (TMM) has a faster calculation speed. Theoretical results are excellent agreement with the method of solving the coupled mode equation (SCME).