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Research Output 1997 2019

2013
20 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

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
File
four-wave mixing
fibers
converters
photonics
pumps
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

photonics
fibers
crystals
far fields
output
7 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
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Aerogels
aerogels
Agglomeration
Nanoparticles
nanoparticles
17 Citations (Scopus)

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

Bragg gratings
retarding
fibers
notches
masks
87 Citations (Scopus)
62 Downloads (Pure)

"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

Open Access
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photonics
filters
jackets
fibers
tapering
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aerogels
Porous silicon
aerogels
Silicon
porous silicon
10 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

retarding
Fiber
Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating

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

optical fibers
aerogels
photonics
silicon dioxide
air
5 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
Photonic crystal fibers
photonics
fibers
Supercontinuum generation
continuums
41 Citations (Scopus)
68 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

Open Access
File
Aerogels
Life cycle
Drying
life cycle
silica
50 Citations (Scopus)
70 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
File
fans
waveguides
fibers
lasers
prototypes
2011
92 Citations (Scopus)
49 Downloads (Pure)

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
File
Telescopes
notches
sky
hydroxyl emission
Astronomy

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

aerogels
tapering
silicon dioxide
fibers
hollow
8 Citations (Scopus)
64 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
photonics
fibers
crystals
hollow
scalars
61 Citations (Scopus)
68 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

File
microfibers
resonators
fibers
aerogels
silicon dioxide
5 Citations (Scopus)
54 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

File
photonics
fibers
crystals
water
dissolved gases
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

tapering
furnaces
Furnaces
fibers
Fibers
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

Metrology
Photonics
metrology
Optics
Photonic crystal fibers
14 Citations (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

optical fibers
fibers
Bragg gratings
filters
line spectra
3 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

hollow
fibers
photonics
reflectance
splicing
7 Citations (Scopus)
59 Downloads (Pure)

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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aerogels
microchannels
water
waveguides
bubbles
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

aerogels
positronium
positrons
silicon dioxide
positron annihilation
20 Citations (Scopus)
69 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
aerogels
attenuation
nonlinear optics
optical measuring instruments
gases
5 Citations (Scopus)
52 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

File
aerogels
breakdown
extinction
gold
approximation
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

furnaces
Furnaces
fibers
Fibers
tapering
3 Citations (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

photonics
waveguides
lasers
optical fibers
fibers
162 Citations (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
photonics
waveguides
lasers
optical transition
insertion loss
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

aerogels
couplers
fibers
silicon dioxide
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

fibers
decay rates
photonics
decay
3 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

Europa
requirements
Photonic devices
Galaxies
Requirements

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

aerogels
fibers
gases
contamination
damage
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

tapering
acetylene
hollow
photonics
splicing

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

tapering
acetylene
hollow
photonics
splicing
65 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
Photonics
photonics
Multimode Fiber
Multimode fibers
Spectrographs

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

aerogels
gold
nanoparticles
silicon dioxide
3 Citations (Scopus)
53 Downloads (Pure)

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

File
aerogels
silicon dioxide
waveguides
wavelengths
photonics
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aerogels
Silicon Dioxide
Optical fibers
Photonic crystal fibers
Fibers

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

hollow
photonics
fibers
leakage
symmetry

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

aerogels
silicon dioxide
fibers
tapering
optical fibers

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

tapering
harmonic generations
fibers
radiation
lasers

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

hollow
mirrors
reflectance
fibers
insertion
fibers
pulses
2009
24 Citations (Scopus)

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

converters
interferometry
photonics
fibers
crystals
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

fibers
mandrels
leaves
optical fibers
propagation

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

mandrels
optical fibers
fibers

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

splicing
photonics
electric arcs
fibers
crystals
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Photonic crystal fibers
converters
photonics
fibers
crystals

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

photonics
fibers
aerogels
crystals
hollow
24 Citations (Scopus)

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