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Hybrid plasmonic waveguide for integrated photonic signal

The growing demand for faster communications technologies and the inherent limitations of electronic integrated circuits stimulated the research of nanophotonic components. Furtherm more...

Supervisor(s): Palomba, Stefano (Associate Professor)

Self-assembled photonics

Self-Assembled photonics is fast becoming one of the leading photonic fabrication technologies since it is potentially compatible with fibre and integrated optics, including silicon more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, John (Honorary Professor)

Glass smithing on the micro and nano scales

Dating as far back as 3500 years when the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians began glazing pottery, glass processing and “smithing” has evolved into many forms culminat more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, John (Honorary Professor)

Poling multilayer dielectric structures for compact active optical devices

Optical communications technology has transformed the world. There is a need to get more optical processing functionality into smaller devices, for applications ranging from inexpen more...

Supervisor(s): Fleming, Simon (Professor)

Novel THz waveguides

The THz spectrum is of great technological and scientific interest. However it is challenging because of the extremely limited range of components. This project will develop compone more...

Supervisor(s): Fleming, Simon (Professor)

Metal Ion Sensors for Medicinal and Environmental Applications

Metal cations like Zn(II), Cu and K(I) play a raft of important signalling roles in our bodies; others such as Hg(II), Cd(II) and Pb(II) are toxic pollutants in the environment. more...

Supervisor(s): Rutledge, Peter (Associate Professor), Canning, John (Honorary Professor)

Nonlinear integrated photonics

Professor Benjamin Eggleton's breakthroughs in nonlinear optics of chalcogenide glasses have let to his deomonstations of new ultrafast optical devices for telecommunications applic more...

Supervisor(s): Eggleton, Benjamin (Professor)