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2020

Adiabatic higher-order mode microfibers based on a logarithmic index profile

Jung, Y., Harrington, K., Yerolatsitis, S., Richardson, D. J. & Birks, T., 12 Jun 2020, In : Optics Express. 28, 13, p. 19126-19132 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Observation of rapid adiabatic passage in optical four-wave mixing

Ding, X., Heberle, D., Harrington, K., Flemens, N., Chang, W. Z., Birks, T. & Moses, J., 17 Apr 2020, In : Physical Review Letters. 124, 15, 6 p., 153902.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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11 Downloads (Pure)
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

A fibre that guides an airy pattern

Gris-Sánchez, I. & Birks, T. A., 1 Jan 2019, Proceedings 2015 European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics - European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2015. OSA Publishing

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

A focal-ratio-degradation (FRD) resistant multimode fibre link using mode-selective photonic lanterns

Benoît, A., Yerolatsitis, S., Harrington, K., Birks, T. A. & Thomson, R. R., 17 Oct 2019, 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019. U. S. A.: IEEE, 8872561. (2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019).

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

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

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Endoscopic sensing of distal lung physiology

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., 18 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 1151, 1, 012009.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

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

Observation of Broadband Frequency Down-Conversion by Adiabatic Four-Wave Mixing in Optical Fiber

DIng, X., Harrington, K., Heberle, D., Flemens, N., Chang, W. Z., Birks, T. & Moses, J., 1 Jul 2019, 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings. IEEE, 8750356. (Technical Digest (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics)).

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

SERS PROBE COMPRISING A DUAL-CORE OPTICAL FIBER AND A SPACER ONTO WHICH SERS-ACTIVE NANOPARTICLES ARE ATTACHED

Choudhury, D., Tanner, M. G., Stone, J., Birks, T., Knight, J. & Yu, F., 2019, Patent No. WO2017158331 (A1), 13 Mar 2017, Priority date 14 Mar 2016, Priority No. 1604331.7

Research output: Patent

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
3 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Adiabatic broadband four-wave mixing frequency conversion in optical fibers

Ding, X., Harrington, K., Wright, L., Chang, W. Z., Wise, F., Birks, T., Suchowski, H. & Moses, J., 1 Jan 2018, CLEO - Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2018: Volume Part F94-CLEO_SI 2018. OSA Publishing, Vol. Part F94-CLEO_SI 2018. 2 p.

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

Adiabatic Higher Order Mode Guidance in Optical Microfibres

Jung, Y., Harrington, K., Yerolatsitis, S., Alam, S. U., Richardson, D. J. & Birks, T. A., 14 Nov 2018, 2018 European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC 2018. IEEE, Vol. 2018-September. 8535411

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

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-low background Raman sensing using a negativecurvature fibre

Yerolatsitis, S., Yu, F., McAughtrie, S., Tanner, M. G., Fleming, H., Stone, J. M., Campbell, C. J., Birks, T. A. & Knight, J. C., 1 Jan 2018, Specialty Optical Fibers, SOF 2018. OSA Publishing, SoW3H.2. (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; vol. Part F111-SOF 2018).

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

2017

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

1 Citation (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
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

11 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
117 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)

Endlessly adiabatic fibre

Harrington, K., Yerolatsitis, S., Van Ras, D. & Birks, T. A., 2017, Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2017. OSA Publishing, Th5D.2

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

Open Access
File
2 Citations (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 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
10 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Citations (Scopus)

Mode-selective photonic lanterns from multicore fibres

Yerolatsitis, S., Harrington, K., Thomson, R. & Birks, T. A., 31 May 2017, Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition (OFC), 2017. IEEE, 7937269

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

4 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
9 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
6 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

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

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

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

4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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)

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

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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5 Citations (Scopus)
73 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

11 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

6 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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150 Citations (Scopus)
185 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
119 Citations (Scopus)

All-fibre mode multiplexers

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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12 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

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

13 Citations (Scopus)

Fibre-based mode multiplexers

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

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
111 Downloads (Pure)

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

8 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

6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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