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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169509
Description: We measure the lifetime distribution of NV centers inside diamond crystals of varying sizes and for nanodiamonds placed on distinct surfaces. Results show the emission is strongly influenced by crysta ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143219
Description: Colour centres in diamond are promising candidates as a platform for quantum technologies and biomedical imaging based on spins and/or photons. Controlling the emission properties of colour centres in ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/152174
Description: Focal ratio degradation (FRD) is a major contributor to light loss in astronomical instruments employing multimode optical fibres. We present a powerful diagnostic model that uniquely quantifies the v ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/158845
Description: We measure distributions of emission rates of single nitrogen vacancy color centers in nanodiamond crystals on distinct surfaces. Comparison to calculations shows emission is strongly influenced by di ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130728
Description: We investigate emission of diamond nanocrystals containing nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers within opal photonic crystals (PC). The PC exhibits a stopband that overlaps the NV photoluminescence spectrum. ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279811
Description: We present the first optical measurement of a single nitrogenvacancy (NV) center in a three-dimensional photonic crystal. The photonic crystal, fabricated by self-assembly of polystyrene microspheres, ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/118984
Description: Recent results in femtosecond laser direct- writing of guided wave devices will be presented. Particular emphasis will be placed on the fabrication of monolithic active photonic devices in doped phosp ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23749
Description: RE:YAl₃(BO₃)₄ (RE = Yb, Er) and RETa₇O₁₉ (RE = Y, Nd, La) single crystals have been obtained using K₂Mo₃O₁₀ based flux by spontaneous nucleation as well as dipping seeded high-temperature solution gro ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22045
Description: Two-frequency operation in ceramic neodymium-doped yttrium aluminium garnet is demonstrated for 1.064 μm operation with a self-heterodyne beat-frequency tuning range in excess of 1.5 GHz. A 6 dB impro ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference poster
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/123855
Description: Self-assembly is a promising technique for fabricating three-dimensional photonic crystals due to the relative simplicity of the fabrication process and the ability of the finished structure to posses ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14481
Description: We characterize the spontaneous emission of dye that is introduced into the central core of a tapered photonic crystal fiber. Since the photonic crystal period in the fibre cladding varies along the t ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/31333
Description: We report on investigations of nanosecond laser microstructuring of heat shrinkable films. These films enable the fabrication of features 2× smaller than possible with the nanosecond laser alone. Micr ... More
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Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/30047
Description: We measured the thermal distortion induced on an optical probe beam passing through a diode-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser crystal under lasing and non-lasing conditions. A Hartmann wavefront analyser was u ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/28576
Description: In this study we report the use of ultra-short-pulsed near-infrared lasers for precision laser ablation of freshly extracted human teeth. The laser wavelength was ~800nm, with pulsewidths of 95 and 15 ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/28540
Description: Large optical-quality Yb:YAl₃(BO₃)₄(Yb:YAB) crystals have been grown by the flux method. The thermal properties of Yb:YAB crystal were measured for the first time. The thermal properties of Yb:YAB cry ... More
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