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  • Tim Birks
2016

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

2012

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

17 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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

2019

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
2014

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

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111 Downloads (Pure)
2019

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

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

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

2011

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

14 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

1 Citation (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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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22 Citations (Scopus)
141 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)
2012

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
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55 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)
2011

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

1 Citation (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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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

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70 Citations (Scopus)
149 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
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96 Citations (Scopus)
111 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

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6 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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
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21 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)
2012

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

2014

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)
140 Downloads (Pure)
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)

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)
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

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)
2011

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

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169 Citations (Scopus)
136 Downloads (Pure)
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)
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)
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)
2019

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

2018

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

2013

Three-mode multiplexer in photonic crystal fibre

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

8 Citations (Scopus)

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

2016

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)
2014

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

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

6 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Fibre-based mode multiplexers

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

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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

2015

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)
2014

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)

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)
2019

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

2011

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

3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

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

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
2015

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)
2013

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
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17 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)
2012

"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
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90 Citations (Scopus)
138 Downloads (Pure)
2017

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)

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)