19972022

Research output per year

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Research Output

2006

Novel methods pair holey fibers with conventional fibers

Birks, T., Leon-Saval, S., Witkowska, A., Lai, K. & Wadsworth, W., 2006, In : Laser Focus World. 42, 4, p. 70-73 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Reducing losses in photonic crystal fibres

Birks, T. A., 2006, p. 3 pp. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

4 Citations (Scopus)

Solid photonic bandgap fibres and applications

Knight, J. C., Luan, F., Pearce, G. J., Wang, A., Birks, T. A. & Bird, D. M., 2006, In : Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Part 1-Regular Papers Brief Communications & Review Papers. 45, 8A, p. 6059-6063 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)

Supercontinuum generation system for optical coherence tomography based on tapered photonic crystal fibre

Humbert, G., Wadsworth, W. J., Leon-Saval, S. G., Knight, J. C., Birks, T. A., Russell, P. S. J., Lederer, M. J., Kopf, D., Wiesauer, K., Breuer, E. I. & Stifter, D., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 4, p. 1596-1603 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Citations (Scopus)
2007

935nm Nd/sup 3+/ fibre laser incorporating tapered photonic bandgap fibre filter

Wang, A., Ding, W., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2007, In : Electronics Letters. 43, 6, p. 19-20 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

935 nm Nd3+ fibre laser incorporating tapered photonic bandgap fibre filter

Wang, A., Ding, W., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2007, In : Electronics Letters. 43, 6, p. 327-329 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Broadband mode convertors in photonic crystal fibres

Birks, T., Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S., Lai, K. & Wadsworth, W., 2007, p. 161-164. 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Coupling in dual-core photonic bandgap fibers: theory and experiment

Wang, Z., Taru, T., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2007, In : Optics Express. 15, 8, p. 4795-4803 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Citations (Scopus)

Effective index method for all-solid photonic bandgap fibres

Li, Y. F., Wang, C. Y., Birks, T. A. & Bird, D. M., 2007, In : Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics. 9, 10, p. 858-861 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

LP01 to TE01, fibre mode convertor

Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Lai, K. & Birks, T. A., 2007, p. 1-1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Microstructured Optical Fibres and Methods Relating Thereto

Birks, T., Lai, K., Leon-Saval, S-G., Wadsworth, W. & Witkowska, A., 29 Mar 2007, IPC No. G02B6/02, Patent No. WO2007034186 (A1)

Research output: Patent

Photonic crystal fibre tapers and devices

Birks, T. A., 2007, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Wavelength-independent all-fiber mode converters

Lai, K., Leon-Saval, S. G., Witkowska, A., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2007, In : Optics Letters. 32, 4, p. 328-330 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Citations (Scopus)
2008

All-fiber LP_11 mode convertors

Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Pham, A. & Birks, T., 2008, In : Optics Letters. 33, 4, p. 306-308 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Bend loss in all-solid photonic band-gap fibers

Luan, F., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C., Pearce, G. J. & Bird, D. M., 23 Sep 2008, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006. IEEE, 4627819. (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Control of surface modes in hollow-core bandgap fibers

Amezcua-Correa, R., Leon-Saval, S. G., Gerome, F., Birks, T. & Knight, J., 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Control of surface modes in low loss hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers

Amezcua Correa, R., Gerome, R., Leon-Saval, S., Broderick, N. G. R., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 2, p. 1142-1149 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photonic bandgap fibres

Birks, T., Sep 2008.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Post-processing and tapering of PCFs

Leon-Saval, S. G., Birks, T. A., Witkowska, A., Ke, L. & Wadsworth, W. J., 2008, p. 204-205. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Square-lattice large-pitch hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Couny, F., Roberts, P. J., Birks, T. A. & Benabid, F., Dec 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 25, p. 20626-20636 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Square-lattice large-pitch hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Couny, F., Roberts, P. J., Benabid, F. & Birks, T. A., 2008, 2008 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics & Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference. IEEE, Vol. 1-9. p. 913-914 2 p. (IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) Annual Meeting).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2009

Characterization of a photonic crystal fiber mode converter using low coherence interferometry

Nandi, P., Chen, Z., Witkowska, A., Wadsworth, W. J., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2009, In : Optics Letters. 34, 7, p. 1123-1125 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of modes excited in nonlinear photonic crystal fibre using low coherence interferometry

Nandi, P., Wadsworth, W. J., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 19 May 2009, Photonic Crystal Fibers III. SPIE, 73570B. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7357).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Low bend loss in tightly-bent fibers through adiabatic bend transitions

Yao, L., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2009, In : Optics Express. 17, 4, p. 2962-2967 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Low bend loss in tightly-bent optical fibers through adiabatic bend transitions

Yao, L., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2009. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Low-loss splicing of photonic crystal fibres by controlled hole collapse

Chen, Z., Xiong, C., Xiao, L. M., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2009, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mode field converter based on embedded photonic crystal fiber

Sun, W. M., Liu, X. Q., Chai, Q., Zhang, J. Z., Fu, F. H., Jiang, Y. & Birks, T. A., 10 Oct 2009, In : Chinese Optics Letters. 7, 10, p. 921-923 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Modifying photonic crystal fibres

Birks, T., Grogan, M., Chen, Z., Xiao, L., Leon-Saval, S-G., Xiong, C. & England, R., Jul 2009, 2009 14th Optoelectronics and Communications Conference. New York, U. S. A.: IEEE, p. 96-97 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

More than threefold expansion of highly nonlinear photonic crystal fiber cores for low-loss fusion splicing

Chen, Z., Xiong, C., Xiao, L. M., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T., 14 Jul 2009, In : Optics Letters. 34, 14, p. 2240-2242 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Citations (Scopus)

Optical fibre with an aerogel-filled core

Grogan, M. D. W., Leon-Saval, S. G., Williams, R., England, R. & Birks, T. A., 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Tapered fibers embedded in silica aerogel

Xiao, L. M., Grogan, M. D. W., Leon-Saval, S. G., Williams, R., England, R., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 15 Sep 2009, In : Optics Letters. 34, 18, p. 2724-2726 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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48 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

Tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel

Xiao, L., Grogan, M. D. W., Leon-Saval, S. G., Williams, R. J., England, R., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2009, p. 1-2. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2010

Aerogel package for fused fibre couplers

Xiao, L., Grogan, M. D. W., England, R., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. New York: Association for Computing Machinery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bend loss in all-solid bandgap fibers revisited

Li, Y. F., Bird, D. M. & Birks, T. A., 1 May 2010, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 28, 9, p. 1368-1372 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Defining requirements and identifying relevant technologies in Astrophotonics

Allington-Smith, J. R., Birks, T. A., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Cunningham, C. R., Dagupta, S., Haynes, R., Garcia, P. J. V., Kar, A. K., Andreas, K., Kern, P. Y., Labadie, L., Lawrence, J. S., Le Coarer, E. P., Roth, M. M., Minardi, S., Sharples, R. M. & Thomson, R. R., Jul 2010, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 7739

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Fibres are looking up: optical fibre transition structures in astrophotonics

Birks, T., Diez, A., Cruz, J. L., Leon-Saval, S-G. & Murphy, D. F., Oct 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Gas sensing with a sub-micron tapered fibre embedded in hydrophobic aerogel

Xiao, L., Grogan, M. D. W., England, R., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. New York: Association for Computing Machinery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Large-core acetylene-filled photonic microcells made by tapering a hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Wheeler, N. V., Grogan, M. D. W., Light, P. S., Couny, F., Birks, T. A. & Benabid, F., 1 Jun 2010, In : Optics Letters. 35, 11, p. 1875-1877 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Large core acetylene-filled photonic microcells made by tapering the hollow-core fiber

Wheeler, N. V., Grogan, M. D. W., Light, P. S., Couny, F., Birks, T. A. & Benabid, F., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. New York: Association for Computing Machinery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

PIMMS: Photonic integrated multimode microspectrograph

Bland-Hawthorn, J., Lawrence, J., Robertson, G., Campbell, S., Pope, B., Betters, C., Leon-Saval, S., Birks, T., Haynes, R., Cvetojevic, N. & Jovanovic, N., Jun 2010, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 7735, 77350N.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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68 Citations (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)

Plasmonic aerogel doped with gold nanoparticles

Grogan, M. D. W., Rollings, M. D., Xiao, L., Wadsworth, W. J., England, R., Maier, S. A. & Birks, T. A., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. New York: Association for Computing Machinery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Silica aerogel core waveguide

Grogan, M. D. W., Leon-Saval, S. G., England, R. & Birks, T., 2010, In : Optics Express. 18, 21, p. 22497-22502 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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3 Citations (Scopus)
119 Downloads (Pure)

Silica aerogel in optical fibre devices

Birks, T. A., Grogan, M. D. W., Xiao, L. M., Rollings, M. D., England, R. & Wadsworth, W. J., Jul 2010, 12th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2010. IEEE, 4 p. 5549052

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Strictly-bound modes of an idealised hollow-core fibre without a photonic bandgap

Birks, T. A., Bird, D. M., Benabid, F. & Roberts, P. J., Sep 2010, 36th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 5621219

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Supercontinuum generation in tapered fibres embedded in silica aerogel

Rollings, M. D., Grogan, M. D. W., Xiao, L. M., England, R., Birks, T. A. & Wadsworth, W. J., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. New York: Association for Computing Machinery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Third harmonic generation in uniform fibre nanotapers via intermodal coupling

Delgado-Pinar, M., Li, Y., Bird, D. M., Birks, T. A. & Wadsworth, W. J., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010. New York: Association for Computing Machinery

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Ultra-high reflectivity hollow core PCF microcell using a tapered micro-mirror

Wheeler, N. V., Grogan, M. D. W., Bradley, T. D., Couny, F., Birks, T. A. & Benabid, F., 2010, Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications. New York: Association for Computing Machinery, p. 1-2 2 p. 5499989

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2011

A complex multi-notch astronomical filter to suppress the bright infrared sky

Bland-Hawthorn, J., Ellis, S. C., Leon-Saval, S. G., Haynes, R., Roth, M. M., Löhmannsröben, H-G., Horton, A. J., Cuby, J-G., Birks, T. A., Lawrence, J. S., Gillingham, P., Ryder, S. D. & Trinh, C., 6 Dec 2011, In : Nature Communications. 2, 7 p., 581.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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95 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)

Aerogel-enhanced tapers and fibres

Wadsworth, W. J., Grogan, M. D. W., Xiao, L. M., Rollings, M. D., England, R. & Birks, T. A., 2011, 2011 IEEE Winter Topicals, WTM 2011. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, p. 193-194 2 p. 5730113

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter