19972022

Research output per year

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Research Output

2013

Minimising group index variations in a multicore endoscope fibre

Roper, J. C., Yerolatsitis, S., Birks, T. A., Mangan, B. J., Dunsby, C., French, P. M. W. & Knight, J. C., 2013, 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2013. IEEE, p. 6833627

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nonlinear optics in the LP02 higher-order mode of a fiber

Chen, Y., Chen, Z., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 29 Jul 2013, In : Optics Express. 21, 15, p. 17786-17799 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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17 Citations (Scopus)
130 Downloads (Pure)

NV center emission in a substrate free low index environment

Inam, F. A., Grogan, M. D. W., Rollings, M., Gaebel, T., Castelletto, S., Say, J. M., Bradac, C., Birks, T. A., Wadsworth, W. J., Rabeau, J. R. & Steel, M. J., 29 Mar 2013, In : Proceedings of SPIE. 8635, 86350F.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tapered mode multiplexers based on standard single-mode fibre

Yerolatsitis, S. & Birks, T. A., 2013, p. 1215-1217. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

6 Citations (Scopus)

Three-mode multiplexer in photonic crystal fibre

Yerolatsitis, S. & Birks, T. A., 2013, p. 90-92.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

Ultraviolet four-wave mixing in the LP02 fiber mode

Chen, Y., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 1 Oct 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 19, p. 3747-3750 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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21 Citations (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)
2012

Bessel-like beams generated by photonic crystal fibre

Chen, Y., Stone, J. M., Wadsworth, W. J., Knight, J. C. & Birks, T. A., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Control of nanoparticle aggregation in aerogel hosts

Grogan, M. D. W., Heck, S. C., Xiao, L. M., England, R., Maier, S. A. & Birks, T. A., 15 Jan 2012, In : Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 358, 2, p. 241-245 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Multi-core fiber Bragg grating developments for OH suppression

Min, S-S., Jovanovic, N., Gillingham, P., Lawrence, J., Trinh, C., Leon-Saval, S., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Fogarty, L., Birks, T. A., Roth, M. M. & Haynes, R., 2012, Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation II, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1 July 2012. SPIE, (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 8450).

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

17 Citations (Scopus)

"Photonic lantern" spectral filters in multi-core fibre

Birks, T. A., Mangan, B. J., Díez, A., Cruz, J. L. & Murphy, D. F., 18 Jun 2012, In : Optics Express. 20, 13, p. 13996-14008 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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90 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)

Porous silicon nanocrystals in a silica aerogel matrix

Amonkosolpan, J., Wolverson, D., Goller, B., Polisski, S., Kovalev, D., Rollings, M., Grogan, M. D. W. & Birks, T. A., 2012, In : Nanoscale Research Letters. 7, 6 p., 397.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Second generation OH suppression filters using multicore fibres

Haynes, R., Birks, T. A., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Cruz, J. L., Diez, A., Ellis, S. C., Haynes, D., Krämer, R. G., Mangan, B. J., Min, S., Murphy, D. F., Nolte, S., Olaya, J. C., Thomas, J. U., Trinh, C. Q., Tünnermann, A. & Voigtländer, C., 2012, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 8450, 845011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Silica-air structures for optical fibres

Wadsworth, W. J., Rollings, M., Bateman, S. A., Mosley, P. J. & Birks, T. A., 1 Jul 2012, 2012 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON). IEEE, 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

State-of-the-art photonic crystal fiber

Wadsworth, W. J., Knight, J. & Birks, T., 2012, In : Optics and Photonics News. 23, 3, p. 24-31 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
130 Downloads (Pure)

Streamlined life cycle assessment of transparent silica aerogel made by supercritical drying

Dowson, M., Grogan, M., Birks, T., Harrison, D. & Craig, S., Sep 2012, In : Applied Energy. 97, p. 396-404

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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48 Citations (Scopus)
238 Downloads (Pure)

Ultrafast laser inscription of a 121-waveguide fan-out for astrophotonics

Thomson, R. R., Harris, R. J., Birks, T. A., Brown, G., Allington-Smith, J. & Bland-Hawthorn, J., 2012, In : Optics Letters. 37, 12, p. 2331-2333 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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55 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)
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

Guidance in Kagome-like photonic crystal fibres I: analysis of an ideal fibre structure

Chen, L., Pearce, G. J., Birks, T. A. & Bird, D. M., 28 Mar 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 7, p. 6945-6956 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)

High finesse microfiber knot resonators made from double-ended tapered fibers

Xiao, L. & Birks, T. A., 1 Apr 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 7, p. 1098-1100 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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69 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrophobic photonic crystal fibers

Xiao, L., Birks, T. A. & Loh, W. H., 1 Dec 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 23, p. 4662-4664 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Impact analysis of setting parameter of movable large-zone furnace fiber-tapering system to shape of tapered fibers

Sun, W., Yuan, M., Zeng, X. & Birks, T. A., Jul 2011, In : Zhongguo Jiguang/Chinese Journal of Lasers. 38, 7, 705005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Large core photonic microcells for coherent optics and laser metrology

Wheeler, N. V., Grogan, M. D. W., Wang, Y. Y., Murphy, D. F., Birks, T. A. & Benabid, F., 2011, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 7949, 794906.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Multicore optical fibres for astrophotonics

Birks, T., Mangan, B., Diez, A., Cruz, J. L., Leon-Saval, S-G., Bland-Hawthorn, J. & Murphy, D. F., May 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

14 Citations (Scopus)

Multipass hollow core-PCF microcell using a tapered micromirror

Wheeler, N. V., Grogan, M. D. W., Bradley, T. D., Couny, F., Birks, T. A. & Benabid, F., 1 May 2011, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 29, 9, p. 1314-1318 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Optofluidic microchannels in aerogel

Xiao, L. & Birks, T. A., 15 Aug 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 16, p. 3275-3277 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
121 Downloads (Pure)

Positron and positronium studies of silica aerogel

Edwardson, C. J., Grogan, M. D. W., Birks, T. A. & Coleman, P. G., 2011, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 262, 1, 4 p., 012018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Stable low-loss optical nanofibres embedded in hydrophobic aerogel

Xiao, L., Grogan, M. D. W., Wadsworth, W. J., England, R. & Birks, T. A., 17 Jan 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 2, p. 764-769 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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21 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)

Structure of plasmonic aerogel and the breakdown of the effective medium approximation

Grogan, M. D. W., Heck, S. C., Hood, K. M., Maier, S. A. & Birks, T. A., 1 Feb 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 3, p. 358-360 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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5 Citations (Scopus)
118 Downloads (Pure)

Theoretical shape analysis of tapered fibers using a movable large-zone furnace

Sun, W., Yuan, M., Zeng, X. & Birks, T. A., Mar 2011, In : Optoelectronics Letters. 7, 2, p. 154-157 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ultrafast laser inscription of an integrated multimode-to-single-modes waveguide transition for astrophotonics

Thomson, R. R., Birks, T. A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Kar, A. K. & Bland-Hawthorn, J., 2011, Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO EUROPE/EQEC), 2011 Conference on and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference . Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, 1 p. 5943676

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrafast laser inscription of an integrated photonic lantern

Thomson, R. R., Birks, T. A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Kar, A. K. & Bland-Hawthorn, J., 14 Mar 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 6, p. 5698-5705 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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166 Citations (Scopus)
135 Downloads (Pure)
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

16 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

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