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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285236
Description: There is an emerging interest in natural silks as an optical material due to their attractive optical and mechanical properties, potential to engineer their properties by modifying their protein struc ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285274
Description: Optical surface profilers are useful metrological instruments, however their application to nanometrology is hindered because ray-optic approximations are included in the physical model that relates m ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/285284
Description: Nanoparticles are rapidly becoming ubiquitous in modern technology and so there is an emerging need to characterise single nanoparticles rapidly and accurately. In the current technological paradigm, ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/274561
Description: Phase stepping interferometry is used to measure the size of near-cylindrical nanowires. Nanowires with nominal radii of 25 nm and 50 nm were used to test this by comparing specific measured optical p ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/175761
Description: Certain spider webs are composed of several types of micro-optical elements made from transparent optical materials. The silks (radial and capture) are almost exclusively protein. The nearly cylindric ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143496
Description: A technique for measuring the refractive index of micron sized fibers using a series of immersion index matching oils, and image contrast measurements is proposed and demonstrated. It has been applied ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168687
Description: Focussed ion beam milling, combined with secondary ion and secondary electron imaging, is used to evaluate internal imperfections in glass microspheres. Flaws on the nano-scale and micro-scale are exp ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/168854
Description: Refractive-index measurements of spider silks using image-contrast immersion methods are presented, with a precision twenty times greater than has previously been attained. Dispersion and birefringenc ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169641
Description: A variety of dynamical outputs can be generated with an optically injected solid state laser by varying the intensity of the injection from the master into the slave laser, and/or the frequency detuni ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/136250
Description: An optically injected solid state laser (OISSL) system is known to generate complex nonlinear dynamics within the parameter space of varying the injection strength of the master laser and the frequenc ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/115357
Description: Atomic force microscopy (AFM) study is used to measure the surface topology and roughness of radial and capture spider silks on the micro- and nanoscale. This is done for silks of the orb weaver spide ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/88204
Description: The electrical and optical characteristics of a dielectric barrier discharge (DBD) based neon excimer lamp generating output in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) spectral range (λ=84nm) have been investig ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164975
Description: AFM (Atomic Force Microscopy) and OSP (Optical Surface Profiling) have been applied to measure the surfaces of spider silks – both radials and capture silks- at the nano- and micro-scale.
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/164976
Description: Relaxation Oscillation Frequency (ROF) as a function of current is a key parameter of quantum well lasers. Here we apply a new technique to study the ROF at high injection currents where ROFs are very ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/83610
Description: Nonlinear lasers are excellent systems from which to obtain high signal-to-noise experimental data of nonlinear dynamical variables to be used to develop and demonstrate robust nonlinear dynamics anal ... More
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