Dr Joel Carpenter

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Biographical details

2012 - Present : Postdoctoral researcher, The University of Sydney, AU
2009 - 2012 : PhD (Electrical Engineering), University of Cambridge, UK
2008 : Microwave Design Engineer, Codan Ltd., AU
2007 : ME (Electrical Engineering), The University of Queensland, AU
2002 - 2006 : BE (Computer Systems)/ BSc (Physics), The University of Queensland, AU

Research interests

Member of the Centre for Ultrahigh bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems (CUDOS).

I'm a researcher working on the manipulation of modes in optical fibres using spatial light modulators (SLM).

Videos of my conference talks are available here

Awards and honours

2013-03 Bronze Award SET for Britain, The Parliamentary and Scientific Committee UK

2012-01 The Hamilton Prize, University of Cambridge

2011-11 College Senior Scholarship, Fitzwilliam College

2010-11 College Senior Scholarship, Fitzwilliam College

2010-11 E.D. Davies Scholarship, Fitzwilliam College

2010-06 Hudswell International Research Scholarship, IET

2009-04 SPIE Scholarship in Optical Science and Engineering, SPIE

2008-04 Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Bursary, Cambridge Commonwealth Trust

2007-12 Dean’s commendation for high achievement, The University of Queensland

2007-07 Dean’s commendation for high achievement, The University of Queensland

2005-10 The School of ITEE Prize for the Most Imaginative Demonstration of a Year IV Thesis Project, University of Queensland

In the media

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). 110x110 optical mode transfer matrix inversion. Optics Express, 22(1), 96-101. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewart, L., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). 1x11 few-mode fiber wavelength selective switch using photonic lanterns. Optics Express, 22(3), 2216-2221. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Xiong, C., Collins, M., Li, J., Krauss, T., Eggleton, B., Clark, A., Schroeder, J. (2013). Mode multiplexed single-photon and classical channels in a few-mode fiber. Optics Express, 21(23), 28794-28800. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). All Optical Mode-Multiplexing Using Holography and Multimode Fiber Couplers. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(12), 1978-1984. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Characterization of Multimode Fiber by Selective Mode Excitation. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(10), 1386-1392. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Thomsen, B., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Degenerate Mode-Group Division Multiplexing. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(24), 3946-3952. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Holographic Offset Launch for Dynamic Optimization and Characterization of Multimode Fiber Bandwidth. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(10), 1437-1443. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Thomsen, B., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode division multiplexing of modes with the same azimuthal index. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(21), 1969-1972. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Computation of high-stability DC balancing scheme for ferroelectric liquid crystal on silicon holograms using graphics processing units. Optics Letters, 36(8), 1323-1325. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2010). Graphics processing unit-accelerated holography by simulated annealing. Optical Engineering, 49(9), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Haward, V., Del Alamo, J., Lerman, S., Bailey, P., Carpenter, J., et al (2008). The iLab Shared Architecture: AWeb Services Infrastructure to Build Communities of Internet Accessible Laboratories. Proceedings of the IEEE, 96(6), 931-950. [More Information]

Conferences

  • Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewart, L., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). 1×11 few-mode fiber wavelength selective switch using photonic lanterns. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America). [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Maximally efficient imaging through multimode fiber. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Schroeder, J., Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewart, L., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B. (2014). Multi-mode spectral pulse-shaper with control of mode attenuation and delay. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Reconfigurable SDM Optical Vector Network Analyzer. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America). [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Spatially and temporally resolved imaging of modal content in photonic-bandgap fiber. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Schroeder, J., Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewardson, C., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B. (2014). Wavelength selective switching and pulse-shaping for mode-division multiplexing using LCOS-technology. Photonics in Switching, PS 2014, online: The Optical Society.
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2013). 110x110 Optical Mode Transfer Matrix Inversion. 39th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2013), Hertfordshire, United kingdom: IET Digital Library. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2013). Aberration correction in spatial light modulator based mode multiplexers. 2013 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC 2013), Anaheim, California: Optical Society of America.
  • Du, L., Schroeder, J., Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Lowery, A. (2013). Flexible All-Optical OFDM using WSSs. 2013 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC 2013), Anaheim, California: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Xu, J., Lyngso, J., Leick, L., Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T., Peucheret, C. (2013). Mode division multiplexing exploring hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers. 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013, Warsaw, Poland: National Institute of Telecommunications. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Schroeder, J., Eggleton, B. (2013). Mode multiplexing, characterization and processing using a Spatial Light Modulator. 2013 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (PSSTMS 2013), Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: IEEE Xplore. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Xiong, C., Collins, M., Li, J., Krauss, T., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J., Clark, A. (2013). Nonlinear Silicon-based Heralded Single Photon Source Mode Multiplexed in a Fiber with a Classical Channel. Nonlinear Optics (NLO 2013), Washington, United States: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Thomsen, B., Wilkinson, T. (2012). 2x56-Gb/s Mode-Division Multiplexed Transmission Over 2km of OM2 Multimode Fibre Without MIMO Equalization. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). All Optical Degenerate Mode-Group Multiplexing Using a Mode Selective Switch. 2012 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Gordon, G., Carpenter, J., Crisp, M., Wilkinson, T., Penty, R., White, I. (2012). Demonstration of Radio-over-Fibre Transmission of Broadband MIMO over Multimode Fibre using Mode Division Multiplexing. European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Holographic mode generation for mode division multiplexing. 2012 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OFC/NFOEC 2012, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: IEEE.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode Division Multiplexing over 2km of OM2 fibre using rotationally optimized mode excitation with fibre coupler demultiplexer. 2012 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Xu, J., Peucheret, C., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode Multiplexing at 2×20Gbps over 19-cell Hollow-Core Photonic Band Gap Fibre. 2012 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OFC/NFOEC 2012, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: IEEE.
  • Carpenter, J. (2012). Workshop 10: Optical components and characterization requirements for SDM networks. European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Adaptive enhancement of multimode fibre bandwidth by twin-spot offset launch. International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC) and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Pacific Rim 2011, Sydney, Australia: Australian Optical Society. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Holographic Mode-Group Division Multiplexing. 2011 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OFC/NFOEC 2011, Washington, DC USA: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Mode Group Division Multiplexing in Optical Fibers using LCoS Spatial Modulators. British Liquid Crystal Society Annual Meeting, Nottingham: British Liquid Crystal Society.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Precise modal excitation in multimode fibre for control of modal dispersion and mode-group division multiplexing. 37th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, ECOC 2011, Washington, DC: Optical Society of America.
  • Carpenter, J. (2011). Transmitting Information on Echoes using Holograms and Fibre Optics. Fitzwilliam College Graduate Conference, Cambridge, UK.
  • Carpenter, J. (2010). Holographic optimisation of multimode fibres. Advanced Photonics Congress, Karlsruhe, Germany.

2014

  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). 110x110 optical mode transfer matrix inversion. Optics Express, 22(1), 96-101. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewart, L., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). 1x11 few-mode fiber wavelength selective switch using photonic lanterns. Optics Express, 22(3), 2216-2221. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewart, L., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). 1×11 few-mode fiber wavelength selective switch using photonic lanterns. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America). [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Maximally efficient imaging through multimode fiber. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Schroeder, J., Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewart, L., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B. (2014). Multi-mode spectral pulse-shaper with control of mode attenuation and delay. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Reconfigurable SDM Optical Vector Network Analyzer. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America). [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Spatially and temporally resolved imaging of modal content in photonic-bandgap fiber. CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science (CLEO_QELS 2014), San Jose, California: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • Schroeder, J., Carpenter, J., Leon-Saval, S., Salazar Gil, J., Bland-Hawthorn, J., Baxter, G., Stewardson, C., Frisken, S., Roelens, M., Eggleton, B. (2014). Wavelength selective switching and pulse-shaping for mode-division multiplexing using LCOS-technology. Photonics in Switching, PS 2014, online: The Optical Society.

2013

  • Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2013). 110x110 Optical Mode Transfer Matrix Inversion. 39th European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC 2013), Hertfordshire, United kingdom: IET Digital Library. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2013). Aberration correction in spatial light modulator based mode multiplexers. 2013 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC 2013), Anaheim, California: Optical Society of America.
  • Du, L., Schroeder, J., Carpenter, J., Eggleton, B., Lowery, A. (2013). Flexible All-Optical OFDM using WSSs. 2013 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC 2013), Anaheim, California: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Xu, J., Lyngso, J., Leick, L., Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T., Peucheret, C. (2013). Mode division multiplexing exploring hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers. 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013, Warsaw, Poland: National Institute of Telecommunications. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Xiong, C., Collins, M., Li, J., Krauss, T., Eggleton, B., Clark, A., Schroeder, J. (2013). Mode multiplexed single-photon and classical channels in a few-mode fiber. Optics Express, 21(23), 28794-28800. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Schroeder, J., Eggleton, B. (2013). Mode multiplexing, characterization and processing using a Spatial Light Modulator. 2013 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (PSSTMS 2013), Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: IEEE Xplore. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Xiong, C., Collins, M., Li, J., Krauss, T., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J., Clark, A. (2013). Nonlinear Silicon-based Heralded Single Photon Source Mode Multiplexed in a Fiber with a Classical Channel. Nonlinear Optics (NLO 2013), Washington, United States: Optical Society of America. [More Information]

2012

  • Carpenter, J., Thomsen, B., Wilkinson, T. (2012). 2x56-Gb/s Mode-Division Multiplexed Transmission Over 2km of OM2 Multimode Fibre Without MIMO Equalization. European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). All Optical Degenerate Mode-Group Multiplexing Using a Mode Selective Switch. 2012 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). All Optical Mode-Multiplexing Using Holography and Multimode Fiber Couplers. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(12), 1978-1984. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Characterization of Multimode Fiber by Selective Mode Excitation. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(10), 1386-1392. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Thomsen, B., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Degenerate Mode-Group Division Multiplexing. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(24), 3946-3952. [More Information]
  • Gordon, G., Carpenter, J., Crisp, M., Wilkinson, T., Penty, R., White, I. (2012). Demonstration of Radio-over-Fibre Transmission of Broadband MIMO over Multimode Fibre using Mode Division Multiplexing. European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Holographic mode generation for mode division multiplexing. 2012 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OFC/NFOEC 2012, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: IEEE.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Holographic Offset Launch for Dynamic Optimization and Characterization of Multimode Fiber Bandwidth. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 30(10), 1437-1443. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Thomsen, B., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode division multiplexing of modes with the same azimuthal index. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 24(21), 1969-1972. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode Division Multiplexing over 2km of OM2 fibre using rotationally optimized mode excitation with fibre coupler demultiplexer. 2012 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Xu, J., Peucheret, C., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode Multiplexing at 2×20Gbps over 19-cell Hollow-Core Photonic Band Gap Fibre. 2012 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OFC/NFOEC 2012, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States of America: IEEE.
  • Carpenter, J. (2012). Workshop 10: Optical components and characterization requirements for SDM networks. European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America.

2011

  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Adaptive enhancement of multimode fibre bandwidth by twin-spot offset launch. International Quantum Electronics Conference (IQEC) and Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Pacific Rim 2011, Sydney, Australia: Australian Optical Society. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Computation of high-stability DC balancing scheme for ferroelectric liquid crystal on silicon holograms using graphics processing units. Optics Letters, 36(8), 1323-1325. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Holographic Mode-Group Division Multiplexing. 2011 Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OFC/NFOEC 2011, Washington, DC USA: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Mode Group Division Multiplexing in Optical Fibers using LCoS Spatial Modulators. British Liquid Crystal Society Annual Meeting, Nottingham: British Liquid Crystal Society.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Precise modal excitation in multimode fibre for control of modal dispersion and mode-group division multiplexing. 37th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication, ECOC 2011, Washington, DC: Optical Society of America.
  • Carpenter, J. (2011). Transmitting Information on Echoes using Holograms and Fibre Optics. Fitzwilliam College Graduate Conference, Cambridge, UK.

2010

  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2010). Graphics processing unit-accelerated holography by simulated annealing. Optical Engineering, 49(9), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J. (2010). Holographic optimisation of multimode fibres. Advanced Photonics Congress, Karlsruhe, Germany.

2008

  • Haward, V., Del Alamo, J., Lerman, S., Bailey, P., Carpenter, J., et al (2008). The iLab Shared Architecture: AWeb Services Infrastructure to Build Communities of Internet Accessible Laboratories. Proceedings of the IEEE, 96(6), 931-950. [More Information]

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