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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/1959.14/176946
Description: We investigate the intracellular uptake of 7.3. nm, 21.2. nm and 31.3. nm average size pure colloidal gold nanoparticles synthesized using femtosecond laser ablation technique in pure water. Dark-fiel ... More
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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: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/203433
Description: We report performance characteristics of a thulium doped ZBLAN waveguide laser that supports the largest fundamental modes reported in a rare-earth doped planar waveguide laser (to the best of our kno ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161168
Description: The short to mid-infrared spectral regions are key to many applications that require low-cost and spectrally selective sources of coherent radiation. To name a few applications, they range from trace ... More
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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: 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
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/144480
Description: We report a 790nm pumped, Tm3+ doped ZBLAN glass buried waveguide laser that produces 47mWat 1880nm, with a 50% internal slope efficiency and an M2 of 1.7. The waveguide cladding is defined by two ove ... 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
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: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/142998
Description: Part of Focus on Integrated Quantum Optics. Integrated optics provides an ideal testbed for the emulation of quantum systems via continuous-time quantum walks. Here, we study the evolution of two-phot ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper abstract
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/161696
Description: The use of a scanned femtosecond laser focus to create opti cal waveguide devices is an established and powerful technique [1] with applications in sensing and quantum information [2]. Using a sub-sur ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/120142
Description: There is still significant speculation regarding the nature of femtosecond laser induced index change in bulk glasses with colour centre formation and densification the main candidates. In the work pr ... More
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