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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

17.10.17 08:12

Mid-infrared dispersive wave generation in gas-filled photonic crystal fibre by transient ionization-driven changes in dispersion

F. Köttig, D. Novoa, F. Tani, M. C. Günendi, M. Cassataro, J. C. Travers, and P. St.J. Russell,...

17.10.17 08:11

Generation of microjoule pulses in the deep ultraviolet at megahertz repetition rates

F. Köttig, F. Tani, C. Martens Biersach, J. C. Travers, and P. St.J. Russell, Optica 4, 1272 (2017)

05.10.17 13:46

Broadband high-resolution multi-species CARS in gas-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Barbara M. Trabold, Robert J. R. Hupfer, Amir Abdolvand, and Philip St.J. Russell, Optics Letters...

25.09.17 12:07

Continuously wavelength-tunable high harmonic generation via soliton dynamics

F. Tani, M. H. Frosz, J. C. Travers, and P. St.J. Russell, Opt. Lett., 42, 1768 (2017).

25.09.17 10:30

High average power and single-cycle pulses from a mid-IR optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier

U. Elu, M. Baudisch, H. Pires, F. Tani, M. H. Frosz, F. Köttig, A. Ermolov, P. St.J. Russell, J....

17.07.17 10:15

Fresnel-Reflection-Free Self-Aligning Nanospike Interface between a Step-Index Fiber and a Hollow-Core Photonic-Crystal-Fiber Gas Cell

Riccardo Pennetta, Shangran Xie, Frances Lenahan, Manoj Mridha, David Novoa, and Philip St.J....

03.07.17 09:26

PHz-Wide Spectral Interference Through Coherent Plasma-Induced Fission of Higher-Order Solitons

F. Köttig, F. Tani, J.C. Travers, and P.St.J. Russell, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 263902 (2017)

16.05.17 08:57

Higher-order mode suppression in twisted single-ring hollow-core photonic crystal fibers

N. N. Edavalath, M. C. Günendi, R. Beravat, G. K. L. Wong, M. H. Frosz, J.-M. Ménard, and P. St.J....

28.03.17 09:00

Generation of broadband mid-IR and UV light in gas-filled single-ring hollow-core PCF

Marco Cassataro, David Novoa, Mehmet C. Günendi, Nitin N. Edavalath, Michael H. Frosz, John C....

28.03.17 08:56

Universality of Coherent Raman Gain Suppression in Gas-Filled Broadband-Guiding Photonic Crystal Fibers

P. Hosseini, M.K. Mridha, D. Novoa, A. Abdolvand, and P.St.J. Russell Phys. Rev. Applied 7, 034021...