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2019

Attenuation limit of silica-based hollow-core fiber at mid-IR wavelengths

Yu, F., Song, P., Wu, D., Birks, T., Bird, D. & Knight, J., 12 Aug 2019, In : APL Photonics. 4, 8, 080803.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Ultra-low background Raman sensing using a negative-curvature fibre and no distal optics

Yerolatsitis, S., Yu, F., McAughtrie, S., Tanner, M. G., Fleming, H., Stone, J. M., Campbell, C. J., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Biophotonics. 12, 3, p. 1-6 6 p., e201800239.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

High-resolution air-clad imaging fibers

Wood, H., Harrington, K., Birks, T., Knight, J. & Stone, J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Optics Letters. 43, 21, p. 5311-5314 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Divide and conquer: An efficient solution to highly multimoded photonic lanterns from multicore fibres

Leon-Saval, S. G., Betters, C. H., Salazar-Gil, J. R., Min, S. S., Gris-Sanchez, I., Birks, T. A., Lawrence, J., Haynes, R., Haynes, D. M., Roth, M. M., Veilleux, S. & Bland-Hawthorn, J., 24 Jul 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 15, p. 17530-17540 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient photonic reformatting of celestial light for diffraction-limited spectroscopy

MacLachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Gris-Sánchez, 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., Feb 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 464, 4, p. 4950-4957 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
106 Downloads (Pure)

Endlessly adiabatic fiber with a logarithmic refractive index distribution

Harrington, K., Yerolatsitis, S., van Ras, D., Haynes, D. M. & Birks, T. A., 20 Dec 2017, In : Optica. 4, 12, p. 1526-1533 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic sensing of alveolar pH

Choudhury, D., Tanner, M. G., McAughtrie, S., Yu, F., Mills, B., Choudhary, T. R., Seth, S., Craven, T. H., Stone, J. M., Mati, I. K., Campbell, C. J., Bradley, M., Williams, C. K. I., Dhaliwal, K., Birks, T. A. & Thomson, R. R., 1 Jan 2017, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 8, 1, p. 243-259 17 p., 274960.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
95 Downloads (Pure)

Low index contrast imaging fibers

Stone, J. M., Wood, H. A. C., Harrington, K. & Birks, T. A., 15 Apr 2017, In : Optics Letters. 42, 8, p. 1484-1487 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of resonant bend loss in antiresonant hollow core optical fiber

Carter, R. M., Yu, F., Wadsworth, W. J., Shephard, J. D., Birks, T., Knight, J. C. & Hand, D. P., 21 Aug 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 17, p. 20612-20621 10 p.

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Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Multiplexed single-mode wavelength-to-time mapping of multimode light

Chandrasekharan, H. K., Izdebski, F., Gris-Sánchez, I., KrstajiÄ, N., Walker, R., Bridle, H. L., Dalgarno, P. A., MacPherson, W. N., Henderson, R. K., Birks, T. A. & Thomson, R. R., 25 Jan 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, p. 1-10 10 p., 14080.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative characterization of endoscopic imaging fibers

Wood, H. A. C., Harrington, K., Stone, J. M., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 6 Feb 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 3, p. 1985-1992 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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
12 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
71 Downloads (Pure)

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

10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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138 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)
2014

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
114 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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

43 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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17 Citations (Scopus)
122 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

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.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
119 Downloads (Pure)
2012

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.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
116 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.

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89 Citations (Scopus)
129 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.

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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

10 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
123 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

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47 Citations (Scopus)
198 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.

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54 Citations (Scopus)
133 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.

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94 Citations (Scopus)
103 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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
119 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.

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67 Citations (Scopus)
132 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.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
114 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.

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1 Citation (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.

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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.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
113 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.

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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.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
127 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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
107 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.

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1 Citation (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.

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165 Citations (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)
2010

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.

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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

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3 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.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

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.

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66 Citations (Scopus)
121 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.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
110 Downloads (Pure)
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

24 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.

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26 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.

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5 Citations (Scopus)