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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23713
Description: Ultrafast laser direct write micro-fabrication has emerged as a significant enabling technology creating new opportunities in microphotonics. The talk will present recent results of the performance of ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22964
Description: (Er,Yb):YAl₃(BO₃)₄ single crystals have been obtained using K₂Mo₃O₁₀ based flux by dipping seeded solution growth at a cooling rate of 0.2–5 °C/day at temperatures from 1060 °C to 1000 °C. The Er and ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference poster
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119492
Description: The photoluminescence spectra and dielectric properties of diatoms, a biogenic source of porous silica, have been characterised. Results are compared with pure synthetic silica, and show low dielectri ... More
Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/23611
Description: We investigate the polarisation-mode dynamics and Lamb’s mode coupling constant for orthogonally polarised laser states in a dual-mode (100)-cut Nd:YAG laser with feedback, and compare with an anisotr ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/46172
Description: Ceramic Nd:YAG dual-frequency lasers offers superior performances as a photonic-based radiofrequency source over crystalline Nd:YAG-based dual-frequency lasers. The power of the self-heterodyne signal ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16849
Description: We review femtosecond laser-direct write inscription of guided wave structures in bulk glass and discuss our recent demonstrations of a range of 2- and 3-D photonic devices using this technique.
Date: 2006
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101089
Description: With the drive towards fabrication of “on-chip” optical technologies, there is a need to develop effective, compact, optical components. In this paper we present results on the fabrication of ridge wa ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8120
Description: We have undertaken a detailed experimental and numerical investigation of fibre Bragg grating growth rates over relatively long timescales, in which we consider the influence of zero-order UV irradiat ... More
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Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/18602
Description: We report 95% conversion from the optimized Q-switched fundamental output to green output in the self-frequency doubling material Yb:YAB. Maximum average green powers of 2.27 W were obtained at 520-52 ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/119029
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/30062
Description: Ytterbium-doped self-frequency-doubling lasers offer high efficiency, tunable, visible and near-infrared, cw and pulsed operation from compact devices. We review the performance of ytterbium-doped ytt ... More
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Date: 2005
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/76812
Description: Using a 267 nm subpicosecond pulsed Ti:sapphire laser, we have written tilted fibre Bragg gratings in hydrogenated standard optical fibre at a range of tilt angles up to 8°. The writing process is rap ... More
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Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16779
Description: Variable crystal quality affects the laser performance of many self-frequency doubling crystals, particularly those of the yttrium aluminum borate family. In this report we characterize nonlinear freq ... More
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Date: 2004
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/16800
Description: The erbium and ytterbium ion concentrations in the host yttrium calcium oxaborate have been optimized for diode pumped continuous-wave (CW) laser operation using spectroscopic measurements, modeling o ... More
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Date: 2003
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120385
Description: We have previously reported the first demonstration of laser operation in Er,Yb:YCOB with studies of the Er→Yb energy transfer process to identify the optimum dopant concentrations. In this paper we w ... More