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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269655
Description: We report a very compact, laser diode end-pumped THz laser source, which utilizes two resonators to generate frequency-tunable radiation across the range 1.53-2.82 THz via stimulated polariton scatter ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/269663
Description: We report the results from a new class of gold vapor laser that produces 10 W of polarized high beam quality radiation at 627.8 nm with a pulse repetition frequency of 50 kHz. A highly robust laser tu ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/268817
Description: To implement the BB84 decoy-state quantum key distribution (QKD) protocol over a lossy ground-satellite quantum uplink requires a source that has high repetition rate of short laser pulses, long term ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/191263
Description: We report the characterization of correlated photon pairs generated in dispersion-engineered silicon slow-light photonic crystal waveguides pumped by picosecond pulses. We found that taking advantage ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/190893
Description: We show how slow-light enhanced four-wave mixing in dispersion engineered photonic crystal waveguides can result in ultra-compact devices enabling different applications, namely time-division demultip ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168644
Description: We report continuous-wave yellow emission from a miniature self-Raman laser using highly doped Nd:YVO4 crystals pumped by 3.8 W diode laser. Up to 330 mW output at 587.8 nm was obtained from an 18 mm ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168647
Description: We report time-domain techniques of biophotonics sensing. Our bioprobes have been engineered to emit tunable luminescence across multiple sharp spectra and microsecond-long lifetimes. This offers high ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168687
Description: Focussed ion beam milling, combined with secondary ion and secondary electron imaging, is used to evaluate internal imperfections in glass microspheres. Flaws on the nano-scale and micro-scale are exp ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168690
Description: Luminescent nanodiamond is attractive for targeted drug-delivery and biolabelling due to its unique optical and chemical properties. A versatile bioconjugation protocol to dock biomolecules on the col ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168693
Description: For the first time we explore femtosecond laser writing of waveguides in magneto-optical glasses using athermal writing inscription. Single mode guidance at visible is demonstrated and opportunities f ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168854
Description: Refractive-index measurements of spider silks using image-contrast immersion methods are presented, with a precision twenty times greater than has previously been attained. Dispersion and birefringenc ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169449
Description: Upconversion decay rates in colloidal NaYF4:Yb, Er nanocrystals for biolabelling depend on nanoparticle size. Lifetime dependence on various quenching mechanisims is explained using rate equations to ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169437
Description: We present coupled-mode-theory modeling of apodized fiber Bragg gratings inscribed using a point-by-point technique. We show that the local detuning in these gratings is almost constant, due to the mo ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169430
Description: Photonic devices for quantum logic will require tight control over their birefringent properties. In this study we seek to better understand the influence of birefringence in coupled waveguide systems ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169466
Description: We present the complete radiation diagram of the field scattered by a nanohole in a metallic film under Gaussian illumination. A modal expansion of the Green's Tensor for a planar multilayered structu ... More
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