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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1196332
Description: We fabricate a series of reconfigurable waveguide interferometers using laser machining techniques and charac- terize them classically. The 3D nature of the ultrafast laser writing technique allows fo ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234762
Description: We demonstrate BER performance <10^-9 for a 1 Tb/s/core transmission over 7-core fiber and SDM switching using a novel silicon photonic integrated circuit composed of a 7x7 fiber switch and low loss S ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234832
Description: Novel saturable absorbers based on carbon nanotubes, graphene, topological insulators, transition metal dichalcogenides and black phosphorus were fabricated and characterized. Their performance for sh ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/356777
Description: Asymmetric mode-selective couplers for multiplexing the LP₁₁ modes of an optical fiber fabricated by the femtosecond laser direct-write technique are demonstrated. The devices feature high coupling ra ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1066121
Description: Three dimensional lightwave circuits, fabricated using femtosecond laser direct-write techniques, are enabling new applications in quantum optics, astronomy and telecommunications. We review those and ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/355930
Description: We perform a rigorous characterisation of multiport waveguide circuits. These devices were fabricated using an ultrafast laser inscription process which permits uniquely three-dimensional circuit fabr ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/327480
Description: We present the first demonstration of quantum interferometry in an integrated, 3D interferometer. We control single and multi-photon interferences in the device using a thermo-optic phase shifter and ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/318282
Description: The response of fibre optic-based sensors exposed to gamma radiation is presented. This study shows that suitable fibre Bragg grating sensors exhibit a saturated radiation induced shift < 20 pm after ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/331897
Description: Here we demonstrate a new generation of photonic pupil-remapping devices which build upon the interferometric framework developed for the Dragonfly instrument: a high contrast waveguide-based device w ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/308441
Description: We discuss the hybrid integration of multiple components for the production of telecom band single photon sources. We implement four, on-chip, waveguide channels capable of producing four spatially se ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/318331
Description: We present ultra-broadband two- and three-mode multiplexers/de-multiplexers for few-mode optical fibres based on femtosecond laser written 3-dimensional tapered velocity couplers. The devices exhibit ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285817
Description: Optical coherence tomography is a method of optical signal acquisition and processing based upon interferometry, where scattering from the media of interest produces micrometer-resolution 3D images. O ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285227
Description: Over the past few years pupil-remapping interferometry has received growing attention [1,2]. Pupil remapping is a technique that involves collecting the stellar photons from the pupil plane of a teles ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/295145
Description: We present a novel process to fabricate high index contrast waveguides in boro-aluminosilicate glass based on differential thermal post-annealing. Firstly, large high index contrast multimode waveguid ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/287184
Description: We report the demonstration of a single longitudinal mode fiber laser operating at 2914 nm, that exhibits a spectrometer-limited linewidth of <0.4 nm, in a 49 mm-long holmium/praseodymium ZBLAN fiber. ... More
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