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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249990
Description: We present a study on glass materials that are potentially suitable for the fabrication of low-loss waveguides in the mid-infrared, more specifically in the region 3 - 5 μm. The midinfrared is especia ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1198135
Description: Tightly focused femtosecond laser pulses can be used to alter the refractive index of virtually all optical glasses. As the laser-induced modification is spatially limited to the focal volume of the w ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249999
Description: We report, for the first time, the fabrication of waveguide Bragg gratings inside bulk Yb:YAG crystals. Polarized WBGs with > 90% reflectivity are demonstrated. Such WBGs may be used to realize integr ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/361073
Description: Fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs) are critical elements in optical telecommunications and optical fiber sensor systems and are employed extensively in different types of fibre lasers. The inscription of FBG ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062470
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062651
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362015
Description: Laser written waveguides in crystalline materials can be used to make highly efficient, high gain lasers. The bi-directional emission from such lasers however is typically broadband with poor spectral ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1260195
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1055749
Description: In this paper a method to track the rotating force vector set up within the air-gap of radial flux rotating electrical machines using fibre Bragg gratings is reported. The proposed technique offers th ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/295180
Description: Detailed studies of intense light - material interactions has led to new insights into fs laser induced refractive index change in a range of glass types. This body of knowledge enables the developmen ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/218133
Description: The femtosecond laser direct-write technique has emerged as a powerful tool for fabricating high-quality integrated photonic components. The direct-write platform combines flexible, rapid prototype wi ... More
Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/199827
Description: In the two decades since the first extra-solar planet was discovered, the detection and characterization of extra-solar planets has become one of the key endeavours in all of modern science. Recently, ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/175226
Description: Interferometry using photonic pupil remapping holds great promise in stellar astronomy and in the detection of exoplanets. However the development of this novel technique has revealed new challenges i ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/144807
Description: The femtosecond laser direct-write technique was used to create a 2x2 single-mode waveguide coupler in Yb-doped borosilicate glass. Initial modelling demonstrates that a reversible change in splitting ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/160635
Description: Aperture masking has gained widespread use within the optical stellar interferometry community as a way of obtaining high fidelity imaging data on various classes of stellar targets [1]. Aperture mask ... More
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