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Research interests

Research Interests

I design, fabricate and study Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCFs). These optical fibres contain a microstructure on the scale of the wavelength of light which allows unprecedented control of the propagation of light in the fibre. My particular interests are in using PCFs for new lasers and light sources, with applications from fundamental metrology and quantum information to imaging for medical and life sciences. Further details can be found in the Centre for Photonics and Photonic Materials web pages.

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Projects 2001 2020

Research Output 2000 2019

185nm Guidance in a Hollow Core Optical Fibre

Winter, B., Vorobiev, D., Fleming, B., Witt, E., Gilliam, W., Rusimova, K., Yerolatsitis, S., Birks, T. & Wadsworth, W., 15 Sep 2019, OSA Technical Digest. OSA Publishing, JTu3A.19. (OSA Technical Digest).

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

Open Access

Improvement of optical and mechanical properties of self-written polymer waveguides attached to optical fibers

Mohammed, P. A., Dale, S. & Wadsworth, W. J., 1 Feb 2019, In : Optical Materials. 88, p. 345-352 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multimode Hollow-Core Anti-Resonant Optical Fibres

Winter, B., Birks, T. & Wadsworth, W., 15 Sep 2019, Frontiers in Optics and Laser Science APS/DLS. OSA Publishing, JTu4A.18. (OSA Technical Digest).

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

2 Citations (Scopus)

Thesis

Characteristics of Freestanding Self-written Polymer Waveguides Fabricated between Single Mode Optical Fibres

Author: Mohammed, P., 21 Sep 2017

Supervisor: Wadsworth, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Chirality in diffractive plasmonic nanostructures

Author: Kuppe, C., 29 May 2019

Supervisor: Valev, V. (Supervisor) & Wadsworth, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

Compressing and Propagating Solitons in Hollow Core Photonic Crystal Fibre

Author: Welch, M., 1 Aug 2010

Supervisor: Wadsworth, W. (Supervisor) & Knight, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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CW Stimulated Raman Scattering Generation and Phase-Locking of Raman Comb using Hypocycloid-shaped Kagome HC-PCF

Author: Alharbi, M., 19 Nov 2014

Supervisor: Benabid, A. (Supervisor) & Wadsworth, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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Development of an all-fibre source of heralded single photons

Author: Mcmillan, A., 31 Mar 2012

Supervisor: Wadsworth, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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