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Thomas Büttner and Moritz Merklein

Breakthrough in nonlinear optics research


A method to selectively enhance or inhibit optical nonlinearities in a chip-scale device has been developed by CUDOS PhD students Moritz Merklein, Irina Kabakova and Thomas Büttner. Their paper "Enhancing and inhibiting stimulated Brillouin scattering in photonic integrated circuits" was published in Nature Communications today.

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CUDOS stimulated Brillouin scattering research reaches worldwide audience


The February 2015 edition of Optics and Photonics News features a CUDOS article about it’s research into stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS).

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International Year of Light Illuminates Paris


International Year of Light is well underway, with the official opening ceremony held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris on 19 and 20 January. CUDOS Director, Professor Benjamin Eggleton, who attended the event, gives his account of ceremony and its significance to the photonics community.

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