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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/283642
Description: We report a study of ultrafast laser waveguide inscription in two magneto-optical glasses. Two types of femtosecond laser systems operating in kHz and MHz repetition rate regimes are used for waveguid ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285073
Description: A photonic bandgap is a property of some 2D and 3D periodic dielectric structures, where light of certain frequencies is forbidden to propagate. In the form of an optical fibre, such bandgaps can be c ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285098
Description: Fibre Bragg gratings (FBGs) are key components in fibre laser development, and femtosecond laser inscription has paved the way for highly stable and robust monolithic fibre laser systems [1]. There ar ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285140
Description: Waveguide lasers offer efficient and stable laser operation and their inherent properties enable low-loss fiber coupling. Hence they are promising radiation sources for on-chip integration in photonic ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285154
Description: Optical quantum computing (QC) increasingly uses integrated optics based experiments which permit circuit compactness and phase stability [1]. However, despite the rapid adaptations of integrated wave ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285161
Description: We present a novel way to fabricate low bend loss femtosecond-laser written optical waveguides [1] via a two-step process: We first fabricate large-diameter waveguides which are multimode at 1550 nm a ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/261742
Description: We report femtosecond laser direct writing of single mode waveguides in a range of magneto-optical glasses. Significant photodarkening, produced as a fabrication byproduct and associated with propagat ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/278194
Description: Since the discovery, that a tightly focused femtosecond laser beam can induce a highly localized and permanent refractive index change in a wide range of dielectrics, ultrafast laser inscription has f ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264149
Description: We report laser-written chip lasers with potential to be a platform planar technology versatile enough to cover the visible through to the mid-infrared spectral region. By femtosecond laser direct-wri ... 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: 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
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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