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Research Output 1997 2019

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

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

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
48 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

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
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

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
45 Citations (Scopus)
58 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

File

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
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)
69 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
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