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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

13.07.18 12:13

Long-range optical trapping and binding of microparticles in hollow-core photonic crystal fibre

Dmitry S. Bykov, Shangran Xie, Richard Zeltner, Andrey Machnev, Gordon K. L. Wong, Tijmen G. Euser,...

21.06.18 14:18

UV Soliton Dynamics and Raman-Enhanced Supercontinuum Generation in Photonic Crystal Fiber

Pooria Hosseini , Alexey Ermolov, Francesco Tani, David Novoa, and Philip St.J. Russell, ACS...

08.05.18 13:10

Dispersion tuning in sub-micron tapers for third-harmonic and photon triplet generation

Jonas Hammer, Andrea Cavanna, Riccardo Pennetta, Maria V. Chekhova, Philip St.J. Russell, and...

08.05.18 09:17

Dominance of backward stimulated Raman scattering in gas-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fibers

Manoj K. Mridha, David Novoa, and Philip St.J. Russell, Optica, Vol. 5, Issue 5, pp. 570-576 (2018)

26.03.18 09:41

Flying particle microlaser and temperature sensor in hollow-core photonic crystal fiber

Richard Zeltner, Riccardo Pennetta, Shangran Xie, Philip St.J. Russell Optics Letters, Vol. 43,...

08.03.18 08:27

Monitoring the Wobbe Index of Natural Gas Using Fiber-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Vincenz Sandfort, Barbara M. Trabold, Amir Abdolvand, Carsten Bolwien, Philip St.J. Russell, Jürgen...

24.01.18 14:46

Effect of anti-crossings with cladding resonances on ultrafast nonlinear dynamics in gas-filled photonic crystal fibers

F. Tani, F. Köttig, D. Novoa, R. Keding, and P. St.J. Russell, Photonics Research, 6, 84-88 (2018)

15.01.18 11:26

Enhanced Control of Transient Raman Scattering Using Buffered Hydrogen in Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibers

P. Hosseini, D. Novoa, A. Abdolvand, and P.St.J. Russell, Phys. Rev. Lett. 119, 253903 (2017)

15.01.18 10:41

Coherent control of flexural vibrations in dual-nanoweb fibers using phase-modulated two-frequency light

J. R. Koehler, R. E. Noskov, A. A. Sukhorukov, D. Novoa, and P. St.J. Russell, Phys. Rev. A 96 (6),...

11.12.17 11:47

Three-dimensional holographic optical manipulation through a high-numerical-aperture soft-glass multimode fibre

Ivo T. Leite, Sergey Turtaev, Xin Jiang, Martin Šiler, Alfred Cuschieri, Philip St.J. Russell and...