Welcome to the website of the PCF Division!

Whether you are visiting to find out about our research, to explore studying for a PhD or a Masters/Diploma degree with us, or to look for a post-doctoral position, we hope you find this website interesting and useful.

Members of the Division and the Fibre and Glass TDSU in May 2016. The photos were taken in our former fibre drawing cleanroom after all the equipment had been moved to the new MPL building.

Recent papers

16.01.17 09:39

Helically twisted photonic crystal fibres

P. St.J. Russell, R. Beravat, and G. K. L. Wong, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 375, 20150440 (2017).

10.01.17 11:42

Tapered Glass-Fiber Microspike: High-Q Flexural Wave Resonator and Optically Driven Knudsen Pump

R. Pennetta, S. Xie, and P. St.J. Russell, Physical Review Letters 117, 273901 (2016)

07.12.16 12:25

Characterization of few-fs deep-UV dispersive waves by ultra-broadband transient-grating XFROG

Alexey Ermolov, Heli Valtna-Lukner, John Travers, and Philip St.J. Russell, Optics Letters 41,...

02.12.16 11:47

Twist-induced guidance in coreless photonic crystal fiber: A helical channel for light

R. Beravat, G. K. L. Wong, M. H. Frosz, X. M. Xi, P. St.J. Russell, Sci. Adv. 2, e1601421 (2016)

25.11.16 12:11

Generation of spectral clusters in a mixture of noble and Raman-active gases

Pooria Hosseini, Amir Abdolvand and Philip St.J. Russell, Opt. Lett. 41, 5543-5546 (2016)

14.11.16 09:39

Sub-100-fs 1.87 GHz mode-locked fiber laser using stretched-soliton effects

W. He, M. Pang, C. R. Menyuk, and P. St. J. Russell, Optica, 3, 1366-1372 (2016)

14.10.16 09:48

Single-shot reconstruction of spectral amplitude and phase in a a fiber ring cavity at a 80MHz repetition rate

Jonas Hammer, P. Hosseini, C. R. Menyuk, Philip St.J. Russell, and Nicolas Y. Joly, Optics Letters...

29.09.16 11:38

Gigahertz-repetition-rate Tm-doped fiber laser passively mode-locked by optoacoustic effects in nanobore photonic crystal fiber

M. Pang, W. He, and P. St.J. Russell, Optics Letters, 41, 4601-4604 (2016)

19.09.16 09:48

Supercontinuum generation in ZBLAN glass photonic crystal fiber with six nanobore cores

Xin Jiang, Nicolas Y. Joly, Martin A. Finger, Fehim Babic, Meng Pang, Rafal Sopalla, Michael H....

15.09.16 15:06

Reducing losses in solid-core photonic crystal fibers using chlorine dehydration

M. H. Frosz, G. Ahmed, N. Lapshina, R. Keding, F. Babic, N. Y. Joly, P. St.J. Russell, Optical...