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Research Output 1997 2019

2011
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)
60 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

File
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)
58 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
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
File
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)
63 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
File
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
2013

Delivery of high-power nanosecond and picosecond pulses through a hollow-core Negative Curvature Fibre for micro-machining applications

Jaworski, P., Yu, F., Maier, R. R. J., Wadsworth, W. J., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C., Shephard, J. D. & Hand, D. P., 2013, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

41 Citations (Scopus)

Emission and nonradiative decay of nanodiamond NV centers in a low refractive index environment

Inam, F. A., Grogan, M. D. W., Rollings, M., Gaebel, T., Say, J. M., Bradac, C., Birks, T. A., Wadsworth, W. J., Castelletto, S., Rabeau, J. R. & Steel, M. J., 28 May 2013, In : ACS Nano. 7, 5, p. 3833-3843 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanodiamonds
Vacancies
Refractive index
Nitrogen
refractivity

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

Endoscopy
Fibers
16 Citations (Scopus)
65 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
nonlinear optics
fibers
optical fibers
photonics
broadband

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

aerogels
nitrogen
quantum efficiency
decay rates
glass
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

multiplexing
fibers
tapering
fluorine
silicon dioxide
8 Citations (Scopus)

Three-mode multiplexer in photonic crystal fibre

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

photonics
fibers
crystals
multiplexing
air
20 Citations (Scopus)
61 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
2014
108 Citations (Scopus)

Adiabatically-tapered fiber mode multiplexers

Yerolatsitis, S., Gris Sanchez, I. & Birks, T. A., 13 Jan 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 1, p. 608-617 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
multiplexing
fibers
tapering
fluorine
purity

All-fibre mode multiplexers

Birks, T. A., Yerolatsitis, S. & Gris Sanchez, I., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

multiplexing
fibers
output
insertion loss
fluorine
9 Citations (Scopus)
68 Downloads (Pure)

Characterizing the variation of propagation constants in multicore fiber

Mosley, P. J., Gris-Sánchez, I., Stone, J. M., Francis-Jones, R. J. A., Ashton, D. J. & Birks, T. A., 20 Oct 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 21, p. 25689-25699 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

File
fibers
propagation
Markov chains
interference
13 Citations (Scopus)

Core-to-core uniformity improvement in multi-core fiber Bragg gratings

Lindley, E., Min, S. S., Leon-Saval, S., Cvetojevic, N., Jovanovic, N., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Lawrence, J., Gris-Sanchez, I., Birks, T., Haynes, R. & Haynes, D., 2014, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation: Volume 9151. Navarro, R., Cunningham, C. R. & Barto, A. A. (eds.). SPIE, 91515F

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

Fiber Grating
Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg Grating
Uniformity
Bragg gratings

Fibre-based mode multiplexers

Birks, T. A., Yerolatsitis, S. & Gris-Sánchez, I., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

fibre
loss

Higher-order mode convertors for 'ribbon' fibre

Yerolatsitis, S. & Birks, T. A., 2014, European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC) 2014. IEEE, p. 1-3

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

ribbons
fibers
photonics
broadband
crystals
48 Downloads (Pure)

High peak power nanosecond and picosecond pulse delivery through a hollow-core Negative Curvature Fiber in the green spectral region for micro-machining

Jaworski, P., Yu, F., Carter, R. M., Wadsworth, W. J., Birks, T. A., Knight, J. C., Shephard, J. D. & Hand, D. P., 2014, Specialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2014. OSA Publishing

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

File
picosecond pulses
machining
hollow
delivery
curvature
7 Citations (Scopus)

New multicore low mode noise scrambling fiber for applications in high-resolution spectroscopy

Haynes, D. M., Gris-Sanchez, I., Ehrlich, K., Birks, T. A., Giannone, D. & Haynes, R., 28 Jul 2014, Proceedings of SPIE : Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation. Navarro, R., Cunningham, C. R. & Barto, A. A. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9151. 915155

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

fibers
high resolution
spectroscopy
far fields
near fields
5 Citations (Scopus)

PIMMS échelle: the next generation of compact diffraction limited spectrographs for arbitrary input beams

Betters, C. H., Leon-Saval, S. G., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Richards, S. N., Birks, T. A. & Gris-Sánchez, I., Jul 2014, Proceedings of SPIE : Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V. Ramsay, S. K., MacLean, I. S. & Takami, H. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9147. 91471I

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

spectrographs
photonics
diffraction
fibers
slits

The photonic lantern

Birks, T. A., Gris Sanchez, I. & Yerolatsitis, S., 2014, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Washington D. C., U. S. A.: Optical Society of America

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

photonics
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)
27 Downloads (Pure)

Minimizing group index variations in a multicore endoscope fiber

Roper, J. C., Yerolatsitis, S., Birks, T. A., Mangan, B. J., Dunsby, C., French, P. M. W. & Knight, J. C., 15 Nov 2015, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 27, 22, p. 2359-2362 7177072.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
endoscopes
Endoscopy
fibers
Fibers
propagation modes
9 Citations (Scopus)

Optical micro-knot resonator hydrophone

De Freitas, J. M., Birks, T. A. & Rollings, M., 9 Mar 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 5, p. 5850-5860 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

underwater acoustics
hydrophones
resonators
acoustic excitation
sensors

Reconstructing core-to-core variations of propagation constant in coupled multicore fiber for quantum walks

Mosley, P. J., Gris-Sánchez, I., Stone, J. M., Francis-Jones, R. J. A., Hoggarth, R. A., Ashton, D. J. & Birks, T. A., May 2015, CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO-SI 2015. OSA Publishing, SM2L.4

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

Markov chains
fibers
propagation
photons
5 Citations (Scopus)

Six-mode photonic lantern multiplexer made from reduced-cladding fibres

Yerolatsitis, S. & Birks, T. A., 30 Nov 2015, European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC), 2015. IEEE, 7341940

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

photonics
fibers
retaining
output
126 Citations (Scopus)
99 Downloads (Pure)

The photonic lantern

Birks, T. A., Gris Sanchez, I., Yerolatsitis, S., Leon-Saval, S. G. & Thomson, R. R., 30 Jun 2015, In : Advances in Optics and Photonics. 7, 2, p. 107-167 61 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
photonics
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

All-fibre tapered pseudo-slit reformatter

Yerolatsitis, S., Harrington, K. & Birks, T. A., 16 Dec 2016, 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. IEEE, 7787965

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

slits
fibers

Development of an efficient photonic device for the reformatting of celestial light

Maclachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Gris-Sánchez, I., Choudhury, D., Morris, T. J., Gendron, E., Basden, A. G., Spaleniak, I. J., Arriola, A., Birks, T. A., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., Jun 2016, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II. Navarro, R. & Burge, J. H. (eds.). SPIE, 991227. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9912).

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

spectrographs
photonics
telescopes
fibers
linear arrays

Efficient photonic reformatting of stellar light for high precision spectroscopy

Maclachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Gris-Sanchez, I., Morris, T. J., Choudhury, D., Gendron, E., Basden, A. G., Spaleniak, I., Arriola, A., Birks, T. A., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., 16 Dec 2016, 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. IEEE, 7787966

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

waveguide lasers
point spread functions
slits
telescopes
photonics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Modal noise characterisation of a hybrid reformatter

Spaleniak, I., Maclachlan, D. G., Gris-Sánchez, I., Choudhury, D., Harris, R. J., Arriola, A., Allington-Smith, J. R., Birks, T. A. & Thomson, R. R., Jun 2016, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II. Navarro, R. & Burge, J. H. (eds.). SPIE, 991228. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9912).

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

fibers
point spread functions
photonics
spectral resolution
slits

Quantitative characterisation of endoscopic imaging fibres

Wood, H. A. C., Stone, J. M., Harrington, K., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 16 Dec 2016, 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016. IEEE, 7788793

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

fibers
interferometry
10 Citations (Scopus)

The airy fiber: an optical fiber that guides light diffracted by a circular aperture

Gris-Sánchez, I., Van Ras, D. & Birks, T. A., 20 Mar 2016, In : Optica. 3, 3, p. 270-276 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Optical fibers
optical fibers
apertures
fibers
Fibers

The Airy fibre: Designing fibres backwards

Birks, T. A., Gris-Sánchez, I. & Van Ras, D., 11 Jul 2016, Specialty Optical Fibers, (SOF) 2016. OSA Publishing, Vol. Part F18-SOF 2016.

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

Optical fibers
Fibers
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Adiabatic mode multiplexers

Birks, T. A., Yerolatsitis, S. & Harrington, K., 31 May 2017, Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC), 2017 . IEEE, 7937267

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

multiplexing
Photonics
Optical fibers
optical fibers
photonics
3 Citations (Scopus)

All-fibre pseudo-slit reformatters

Yerolatsitis, S., Harrington, K. & Birks, T. A., 7 Aug 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 16, p. 18713-18721 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
slits
fibers
tapering
bundles
photonics