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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/1959.14/285161
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
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: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/191920
Description: In recent years, the femtosecond laser direct write technique has evolved into a standard technique for the inscription of optical waveguides in glasses. However, due to very slow process speeds and l ... 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
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169578
Description: The invention of the Chirped Pulse Oscillator (CPO) concept enabled the generation of sub-50 fs laser pulses at MHz repetition rates with an energy approaching the muJ-level directly out of an oscilla ... 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
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168573
Description: The femtosecond laser direct write technique enables the fabrication of integrated three dimensional miniaturised optical components in various transparent dielectric media by translating those sample ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/85257
Description: Fiber lasers that utilize femtosecond (fs) laser inscribed type-II fiber Bragg gratings within the active medium are known to produce stable output powers in excess of 100 W during continuous-wave ope ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/109206
Description: We have developed a technique for the temporal characterisation of weak deep-ultraviolet (DUV) ultrashort laser pulses by combining asynchronous optical sampling with difference-frequency mixing. The ... More
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Date: 2008
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/107323
Description: We present a fiber laser with a switchable state of linearly polarized output realized by inscribing point-by-point fiber Bragg gratings directly into the active core of a polarization-maintaining fib ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22033
Description: Quasi-continuous wave (cw) laser action has been demonstrated by direct diode pumping of a new extremely broadband Cr³⁺-doped. In contrast to previous works, where large-frame pump lasers have been em ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/41813
Description: One of the most successful techniques for generating high-energy femtosecond laser pulses directly out of an oscillator without external amplification is based on intracavity pulse broadening due to a ... More
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