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Research Output 1997 2019

2009

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

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

aerogels
optical fibers
fibers
hollow
photonics
47 Citations (Scopus)
81 Downloads (Pure)

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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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

aerogels
silicon dioxide
fibers
propagation
air
2008
63 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

hollow
photonics
fibers
attenuation
slopes

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

Optical devices
Waveguides
Processing

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

hollow
photonics
fibers
crystals
49 Citations (Scopus)

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

2007
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Photonic bandgap fibers
Neodymium lasers
Fiber lasers
Fibers

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

photonics
broadband
fibers
tapering
crystals
80 Citations (Scopus)

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

7 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

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

fibers
nonlinear optics
atoms

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

Optical fibers
Fibers
Microstructure
Processing

Photonic crystal fibre tapers and devices

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

tapering
photonics
fibers
crystals
heat treatment
82 Citations (Scopus)

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

2006
62 Citations (Scopus)

All-fiber anamorphic core-shape transitions

Witkowska, A., Lai, K., Leon-Saval, S. G., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2006, In : Optics Letters. 31, 18, p. 2672-2674 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

All solid photonic bandgap fiber based on an array of oriented rectangular high index rods

Wang, A., Pearce, G. J., Luan, F., Bird, D. M., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 22, p. 10844-10850 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

An improved photonic bandgap fiber based on an array of rings

Stone, J., Pearce, G. J., Luan, F., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C., George, A. K. & Bird, D. M., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 13, p. 6291-6296 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Citations (Scopus)

Approximate band structure calculation for photonic bandgap fibres

Birks, T. A., Pearce, G. J. & Bird, D. M., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 20, p. 9483-9490 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Citations (Scopus)

Bend loss in all-solid bandgap fibres

Birks, T. A., Luan, F., Pearce, G. J., Wang, A., Knight, J. C. & Bird, D. M., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 12, p. 5688-5698 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Citations (Scopus)

Design of low-loss and highly birefringent hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Roberts, P. J., Williams, D. P., Sabert, H., Mangan, B. J., Bird, D. M., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C. & Russell, P. S., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 16, p. 7329-7341 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced visible continuum generation from a microchip 1064nm laser

Xiong, C., Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Birks, T. A. & Wadsworth, W. J., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 13, p. 6188-6193 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental demonstration of the frequency shift of bandgaps in photonic crystal fibers due to refractive index scaling

Antonopoulos, G., Benabid, F., Birks, T. A., Bird, D. M., Knight, J. C. & Russell, P. S. J., 2006, In : Optics Express. 14, 7, p. 3000-3006 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Fibre core shape transitions for optical interfacing

Lai, K., Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Wadsworth, W. J. & Birks, T. A., 2006, p. 1-3. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

fibers
semiconductor lasers
photonics
heating
crystals
9 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid-crystal-based in-fiber tunable spectral structures

Zalevsky, Z., Luan, F., Wadsworth, W. J., Saval, S. L. & Birks, T. A., 2006, In : Optical Engineering. 45, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Low-loss singlemode fibre 1 x 2 Y-junction

Healy, N., McDaid, E., Murphy, D. F., Hussey, C. D. & Birks, T. A., 2006, In : Electronics Letters. 42, 13, p. 740-742 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Modal coupling in fiber tapers decorated with metallic surface gratings

Ding, W., Andrews, S. R., Birks, T. A. & Maier, S. A., 2006, In : Optics Letters. 31, 17, p. 2556-2558 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing losses in photonic crystal fibres

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

photonics
fibers
crystals
attenuation
output
35 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

112 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

2005

Achieving low loss and low nonlinearity in hollow core photonic crystal fibers

Roberts, P. J., Couny, F., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C., St Russell, P. J., Mangan, B. J., Sabert, H., Williams, D. P. & Farr, L., 2005, p. 1240-1242 Vol. 2.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

hollow
nonlinearity
photonics
fibers
crystals

All-fiber single-mode hollow-core gas cells for stimulated Raman scattering and laser frequency stabilization

Benabid, F., Couny, F., Knight, J. C., Birks, T. A. & Russell, P. S. J., 2005, p. 378-380 Vol. 1.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Raman lasers
hollow
stabilization
Raman spectra
fibers

A single-material glass-web optical fiber

Joly, N. Y., Yulin, A., Knight, J. C., Birks, T. A. & Russell, P. S. J., 2005, p. 1724-1726 Vol. 3.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

optical fibers
fibers
glass
cancellation
frequency shift
440 Citations (Scopus)

Compact, stable and efficient all-fibre gas cells using hollow-core photonic crystal fibres

Benabid, F., Couny, F., Knight, J. C., Birks, T. A. & Russell, P. S., 2005, In : Nature. 434, 7032, p. 488-491 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)

Control of dispersion in photonic crystal fibers

Roberts, P. J., Mangan, B. J., Sabert, H., Couny, F., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C. & Russell, P. S. J., 5 Dec 2005, In : Journal of Optical and Fiber Communications Reports. 2, 5, p. 435-461 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elongate photonic bandgap waveguide with low refractive index core

Banham, M. J., Pottage, J. M., Birks, T. & Bird, D., 27 Apr 2005, IPC No. G02B6/02, Patent No. GB2407390 (A)

Research output: Patent

photonics
refractivity
waveguides
79 Citations (Scopus)

Engineering the dispersion of tapered fibers for supercontinuum generation with a 1064 nm pump laser

Cordeiro, C. M. B., Wadsworth, W. J., Birks, T. A. & Russell, P. S. J., 2005, In : Optics Letters. 30, 15, p. 1980-1982 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Citations (Scopus)

Guidance properties of low-contrast photonic bandgap fibres

Argyros, A., Birks, T. A., Leon-Saval, S. G., Cordeiro, C. M. B. & Russell, P. S., 2005, In : Optics Express. 13, 7, p. 2503-2511 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Citations (Scopus)

Hole inflation and tapering of stock photonic crystal fibres

Wadsworth, W. J., Witkowska, A., Leon-Saval, S. G. & Birks, T. A., 2005, In : Optics Express. 13, 17, p. 6541-6549 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Linear and nonlinear guidance in an ultralow loss planar glass membrane

Joly, N. Y., Birks, T. A., Yulin, A., Knight, J. C. & Russell, P. S. J., 2005, In : Optics Letters. 30, 18, p. 2469-2471 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle