Dr Joel Carpenter

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Biographical details

2012 - Present : Postdoctoral researcher, University of Sydney

2009 - 2012 : PhD (Electrical Engineering), University of Cambridge

2008 : Microwave Design Engineer, Codan Ltd.

2007 : ME (Electrical Engineering), The University of Queensland

2002 - 2006 : BE (Computer Systems)/ BSc (Physics), The University of Queensland

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., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Reconfigurable SDM Optical Vector Network Analyzer. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America).
  • 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 (ECEOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). All Optical Degenerate Mode-Group Multiplexing Using a Mode Selective Switch. Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, 2012 IEEE, Seattle, USA.
  • 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.
  • 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 Xplore.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). Mode Division Multiplexing over 2km of OM2 fibre using rotationally optimized mode excitation with fibre coupler demultiplexer. Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, 2012 IEEE, Seattle, USA. [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 Xplore.
  • Carpenter, J. (2012). Workshop 10: Optical components and characterization requirements for SDM networks. European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam.
  • 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.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Mode Group Division Multiplexing in Optical Fibers using LCoS Spatial Modulators. British Liquid Crystal Society Annual Meeting, Nottingham, UK.
  • 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, America: 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., Eggleton, B., Schroeder, J. (2014). Reconfigurable SDM Optical Vector Network Analyzer. Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OFC 2014, online: OSA (Optical Society America).

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 (ECEOC 2012), Amsterdam: Optical Society of America. [More Information]
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2012). All Optical Degenerate Mode-Group Multiplexing Using a Mode Selective Switch. Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, 2012 IEEE, Seattle, USA.
  • 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.
  • 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 Xplore.
  • 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. Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series, 2012 IEEE, Seattle, USA. [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 Xplore.
  • Carpenter, J. (2012). Workshop 10: Optical components and characterization requirements for SDM networks. European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC 2012), Amsterdam.

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.
  • Carpenter, J., Wilkinson, T. (2011). Mode Group Division Multiplexing in Optical Fibers using LCoS Spatial Modulators. British Liquid Crystal Society Annual Meeting, Nottingham, UK.
  • 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, America: 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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