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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169544
Description: We are using a femtosecond laser to inscribe a series of integrated photonic lanterns that have a range of refractive index contrasts and geometry parameters in order to determine the ideal format for ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169583
Description: Integrated photonics offer numerous advantages for developing high dynamic range stellar interferometers for exoplanetary science. We report on the results from the first successful on-telescope tests ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/171547
Description: Integrated photonics is a promising technology platform for use in space based environments. In this paper we explore the effects of space-like conditions, including temperature, pressure, and exposur ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/171546
Description: A pressing need exists for optically-path-length-matched waveguides in monolithic integrated photonics for applications such as high angular resolution optical stellar interferometry. In this paper, w ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/129565
Description: Astrophotonics offers a solution to some of the problems of building instruments for the next generation of telescopes through the use of photonic devices to miniaturise and simplify instruments. It h ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147702
Description: In this publication we present the results of a detailed study into directly written multimode waveguides for astronomical applications. We show that waveguides up to 100 m across can be inscribed wit ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154858
Description: Temporal spectral astronomy or time resolved astronomy is the study of astrophysical phenomena that show spectral variability on very short timescales. These timescales are often too short to be resol ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147807
Description: GNOSIS is an OH suppression unit to be used in conjunction with existing spectrographs. The OH suppression is achieved using fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs), and will deliver the darkest near-infrared bac ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147709
Description: The size of the optical elements (gratings, mirrors, lenses) in traditional astronomical spectrographs scales with telescope diameter (unless the instrument is operating at the diffraction limit). For ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/154877
Description: We present results from a laboratory characterization of integrated photonic arrayed-waveguide grating chips, which are a modified version of commercial arrayed-waveguide grating multiplexors, for the ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147765
Description: Interest in pupil-remapping interferometry, in which a single telescope pupil is fragmented and recombined using fiber optic technologies, has been growing among a number of groups. As a logical extra ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/147782
Description: We present the first integrated multimode photonic spectrograph, a device we call PIMMS #1. The device comprises a set of multimode fibres that convert to single-mode propagation using a matching set ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1243896
Description: Temporal spectral astronomy studies astrophysical phenomena showing spectral variability on very short timescales. The use of fibre Bragg gratings converts the spectral detection into a photometric on ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1228523
Description: 8 page(s)
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