QEP Poster Session 2



Novel Gold Nano-structured arrays for Plasmon Resonance Sensors

A Sheridan, A Clark, A Glidle, J M Cooper, D Cumming

University of Glasgow (UK)



Optical Magnetic Mirror

A S Schwanecke, Y Chen1, V Fedotov, V Khardikov2, S Prosvirnin2, N Zheludev

University of Southampton (Germany)

1 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK)

2 Institute of Radio Astronomy and Kharkov National University (Ukraine)



Optical investigations of Porous Silicon coated with a-Si:H using PECVD

P Rathinasamy, I Ferreira, H Aguas, E Fortunato, R Martins

New University of Lisbon (Portugal)



Novel configurations for a surface-plasmon optical sensor

based on semiconductor light-emitting diodes

P Porta, H Summers

Cardiff University (UK)



Negative and Positive Refraction in Photonic Crystal Structures

C R Bennett, T J Shepherd

QinetiQ (UK)



Imaging of Enhanced Flourescence by nanostructured Gold Particles

A Mac raighne, Y Rakovich, E Mc Cabe

TCD (Republic of Ireland)



Guidance Applied to Quantum Operations in Josephson Charge Qubits

C Hill, J F Ralph, E Griffith

University of Liverpool (UK)



Rapid state purification in a superconducting charge qubit

E J Griffith, CD Hill, J F Ralph, K Jacobs1, H M Wiseman2

University of Liverpool (UK)

1 Louisiana State University (USA)

2 Griffith University (Australia)



Spatially and temporally resolved phase matching calculations for high harmonic generation in a capillary

E T Rogers, M Praeger, S Stebbings, A de Paula, C A Froud, B Mills, J Baumberg, D C Hanna, W S Brocklesby, J G Frey

University of Southampton (UK)



Optical properties of noble-metallic nanoparticle chains embedded in a graded- index host

K W Yu, J J Xiao

Chinese University of Hong Kong (PR China)



Linewidth Enhancement Factor in Compressively Strained Single- and multiple-layer InGaAsP Quantum Wire Lasers

M Khayer, A Haque1

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Bangladesh)

1 East West University (Bangladesh)



Theoretical modelling of the effect of well width on the absorption spectrum of quantum dots-in-a-well infrared photodetectors

N Vukmirovic, D Indjin, Z Ikonic, P Harrison

University of Leeds (UK)



Study of Phase Retardation in Subwavelength Metal Gratings

R Zheng, P Lambkin, P Hughes1

Tyndall National Institute (Republic of Ireland)

1 SensL (Republic of Ireland)



Nonlinear plasmonics in a gallium/aluminium nano-composite

K MacDonald, A Krasavin, B F Soares, M Bashevoy, F Jonsson, N Zheludev

University of Southampton (UK)



Polarization properties of metal films under anomalously enhanced transmission conditions

A Kats, M Nesterov, A Nikitin

Institute for Radiophysics and Electronics of NAS Ukraine (Ukraine)



Scattering of light from nanostructures

K Holms, F Papoff

Strathclyde University (UK)



Dispersion properties of subwavelength waveguide formed by silver nanorods

N Giannakis, J Inglesfield1, P Belov, Y Zhao, Y Hao

Queen Mary University of London (UK)

1 Cardiff University (UK)



Dissipative solitons and generalised nonlinear excitations in negative phase velocity metamaterials  

A D Boardman, N King, Y Rapoport1

University of Salford (UK)

1 National Taras Shevchenko University (Ukraine)



Operation of multi-mode 2 micron Tm-silica fibre lasers with in-band pumping

Y Tsang, T A King

The University of Manchester (UK)



Quantum-dot Based Saturable Absorber for Femtosecond Modelocked Operation of a Solid-state Laser

A McWilliam, A Lagatsky, C Brown, W Sibbett, A Zhukov1, V Ustinov1, A Vasil'ev1, E Rfailov2

University of St Andrews (UK)

1 Ioffe Institute, St Petersburg (Russia)

2 University of Dundee (UK)



A model of a QCW diode pumped passively Q-switched solid state laser

C Mercer, Y Tsang, D Binks

The University of Manchester (UK)



Thermal management in disk lasers: doped-dielectric and semiconductor laser gain media in thin-disk and microchip formats

A J Kemp, A J Maclean, J-M Hopkins, J E Hastie, S Calvez, M D Dawson, D Burns

University of Strathclyde (UK)



High Power Intracavity Second Harmonic Generation in Vertical External-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers at 1060nm

A Maclean, A Kemp, J Kim1, K Kim1, T Kim1, D Burns

University of Strathclyde (UK)

1 Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (South Korea)



Characterisation of Extended Cavity alpha-Distributed Feedback Laser at 1062 nm

W A Syed, J Shy1

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (Pakistan)

1 National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)



Frequency-doubling of a continuous-wave red VECSEL to produce 100mW at 337nm

L G Morton, J Hastie, M D Dawson, A Krysa1, J Roberts1

University of Strathclyde (UK)

1 University of Sheffield (UK)



Efficient near 3 micron dysprosium-doped ZBLAN fiber laser pumped with near 1.1 micron Yb-doped fiber laser

A El-Taher, Y Tsang, D Binks, T A King, S Jackson1

The University of Manchester (UK)

1 The Tniversity of Sydney (Australia)



Polarization properties of spatial emission structures of broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers

T Ackemann, N Loiko1, I Babushkin2, M Schulz-Ruhtenberg3, K Huang4

University of Strathclyde (UK)

1 Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Belarus)

2 Max-Born Institut (Germany)

3 Universitaet Muenster (Germany)

4 National Chiao Tung University, (Taiwan)



Giant excess noise in asymmetric lasers and gain-guides

W J Firth, E Wright1, A Yao

University of Strathclyde (UK)

1 University of Arizona (USA)



Transparency in Atomically-Doped Coupled Resonator Optical Waveguides

A Kanaki, V Yannopapas1, E Paspalakis2

University of Patras (Greece)



Performance and operations of the 100TW beamline of the HELEN laser

N W Hopps, M Girling, D I Hillier, M F Kopec, J R Nolan, D Winter

AWE plc (UK)



Modeling and theory involving metamaterial photonic structures

A D Boardman, N King, L Velasco

University of Salford (UK)



Measurement and modelling of the effect of velocity changing collisions on the Dicke Narrowing in water

G Duxbury, N J Langford, S Wright, T McCulloch

University of Strathclyde (UK)



Geometrical Technique for Closed Loop 3-Dimensional Laser Forming

E Abed, S Edwardson, G Dearden, K Watkins

The University of Liverpool (UK)



Applications of Acousto-Optic Devices To Spectral Imaging Systems

J Ward, C N Pannell1, E S Wachman2, W Seale3

Gooch & Housego PLC (UK)

1Optronic Labs. Inc (USA)

2 ChromoDynamics Inc. (USA)

3 NEOS Technologies Ltd (USA)



Quantum interference with photon pairs using two seperated micro-structured fibres
J Fulconis, O Alibart, W Wadsworth, J G Rarity
University of
Bristol (UK)



Analysis and fabrication of nanometer scale waveguide splitter junction in high-index Silicon-On-Insulator Optical waveguides

D Goldring, U Levy1, H Sanderovich, D Mendlovic

Tel-Aviv University (Israel)

1The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)



Effect of nanoparticle composition on the performance of photorefractive polymer/semiconductor nanoparticle composites

F Aslam, J Stevenson-Hill, D J Binks, S Daniels, N L Pickett, P O’Brien

University of Manchester (UK)