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Beam shaping of a broad-area laser diode using 3D integrated optics

Gross, S., Coutts, D. W., Dubinskiy, M. & Withford, M. J., 15 Feb 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 4, p. 831-834 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

integrated optics
semiconductor lasers
fibers
output
optical fibers
2018

Plasmonic second-harmonic generation in gold: Lithium niobate thin films

Ng, V., Warrier, A. M., Lin, J., Spence, D. J., Downes, J. E., Coutts, D. W. & Dawes, J. M., 1 Feb 2018, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 35, 2, p. 302-307 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

lithium niobates
harmonic generations
gold
harmonics
thin films
2017

Diamond-based concept for combining beams at very high average powers

Mckay, A., Spence, D. J., Coutts, D. W. & Mildren, R. P., May 2017, In : Laser and Photonics Reviews. 11, 3, p. 1-10 10 p., 1600130.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Diamond
Diamonds
diamonds
Pumps
Lasers

Photocurrent enhancement of graphene photodetectors by photon tunneling of light into surface plasmons

Maleki, A., Cumming, B. P., Gu, M., Downes, J. E., Coutts, D. W. & Dawes, J. M., 18 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 19, 10, p. 1-8 8 p., 105001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plasmons
Graphite
Photodetectors
Photocurrents
plasmons
2016

Attaining m s−1 level intrinsic Doppler precision with RHEA, a low-cost single-mode spectrograph

Feger, T., Ireland, M. J., Schwab, C., Bento, J., Bacigalupo, C. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Dec 2016, In : Experimental Astronomy. 42, 3, p. 285-300 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spectral resolution
tilt
spectrographs
spectroscopy
wavelength

Curved Gratings as Plasmonic Lenses for Linearly Polarised Light

Maleki, A., Vo, T. P., Hautin, A., Downes, J. E., Coutts, D. W. & Dawes, J. M., 1 Apr 2016, In : Plasmonics. 11, 2, p. 365-372 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Plasmons
Light polarization
Lenses
Light
Wavelength
2015

Dynamics of solid-state lasers pumped by mode-locked lasers

Wellmann, B., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., 23 Feb 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 4, p. 4441-4452 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

solid state lasers
lasers
output
cavities
pulse repetition rate

Linewidth narrowing of a tunable mode-locked pumped continuous-wave Ce:LiCAF laser

Wellmann, B., Kitzler, O., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., 2015, In : Optics Letters. 40, 13, p. 3065-3068 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

continuous radiation
tuning
magnesium fluorides
etalons
lasers

SRS in the strong-focusing regime for Raman amplifiers

McKay, A., Mildren, R. P., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., 1 Jun 2015, In : Optics Express. 23, 11, p. 15012-15020 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

seeds
amplifiers
diamonds
Raman spectra
pumps
2014

Highly efficient picosecond diamond Raman laser at 1240 and 1485 nm

Warrier, A. M., Lin, J., Pask, H. M., Mildren, R. P., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., 10 Feb 2014, In : Optics Express. 22, 3, p. 3325-3333 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Raman lasers
diamonds
cavities
output
four-wave mixing

Spectral and coherence signatures of threshold in random lasers

Ismail, W. Z. W., Liu, D., Clement, S., Coutts, D. W., Goldys, E. M. & Dawes, J. M., 4 Sep 2014, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 16, 10, p. 1-9 9 p., 105008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

spectral signatures
Aluminum Oxide
signatures
Scattering
thresholds

Tunable continuous-wave deep-ultraviolet laser based on Ce:LiCAF

Wellmann, B., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Mar 2014, In : Optics Letters. 39, 5, p. 1306-1309 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ultraviolet lasers
continuous radiation
oscillators
output
laser outputs
2013

High Power (> 10 W) Gold Vapor Laser with Second and Third Harmonics for Telecommunication and Engineering Applications

Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., 2013, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 49, 8, p. 711-718 8 p., 6521346.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Telecommunication
telecommunication
Gold
Vapors
engineering
2012

Scaling Q-switched microchip lasers for shortest pulses

Butler, A. C., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., Oct 2012, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 109, 1, p. 81-88 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Q switched lasers
scaling
picosecond pulses
pulses
lasers
2009

All-solid-state parametric Raman anti-Stokes laser at 508 nm

Mildren, R. P., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., 19 Jan 2009, In : Optics Express. 17, 2, p. 810-818 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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File
pumps
solid state
tungstates
Raman lasers
output

Asynchronous cross-correlation for weak ultrafast deep ultraviolet laser pulses

Granados, E., Fuerbach, A., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., Dec 2009, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 97, 4, p. 759-763 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

ultraviolet lasers
cross correlation
pulses
lasers
sampling

Mode-locked deep ultraviolet Ce:LiCAF laser

Granados, E., Coutts, D. W. & Spence, D. J., 1 Jun 2009, In : Optics Letters. 34, 11, p. 1660-1662 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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File
output
lasers
pulse duration
oscillators
slopes
2008

Broadly tunable ultraviolet miniature cerium-doped LiLuF lasers

Liu, H., Spence, D. J., Courts, D. W., Sato, H. & Fukuda, T., 4 Feb 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 3, p. 2226-2231 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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cerium
pumps
lasers
Brewster angle
laser cavities

Laser-based volumetric flow visualization by digital color imaging of a spectrally coded volume

McGregor, T. J., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., 2008, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 79, 1, p. 013710-1-013710-7 7 p., 013710.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

flow visualization
Flow visualization
Color
color
Imaging techniques
2007

Enhanced self-heterodyne performance using a Nd-doped ceramic YAG laser

McKay, A., Dekker, P., Coutts, D. W. & Dawes, J. M., 15 Apr 2007, In : Optics Communications. 272, 2, p. 425-430 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

yttrium-aluminum garnet
YAG lasers
ceramics
Crystalline materials
Neodymium

Laser-based volumetric colour-coded three-dimensional particle velocimetry

McGregor, T. J., Spence, D. J. & Coutts, D. W., Aug 2007, In : Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 45, 8, p. 882-889 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Velocity measurement
Color
color
Wavelength
Lasers
2006

Low-threshold miniature Ce:LiCAF lasers

Spence, D. J., Liu, H. & Coutts, D. W., 15 Jun 2006, In : Optics Communications. 262, 2, p. 238-240 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

thresholds
Lasers
Chemical detection
chemical detection
lasers

Simple method enabling pulse on command from high power, high frequency lasers

Baer, D. J., Marshall, G. D., Coutts, D. W., Mildren, R. P. & Withford, M. J., 2006, In : Review of Scientific Instruments. 77, 9, p. 093103-1-093103-5 5 p., 093103.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
commands
Laser pulses
Lasers
pulses
lasers

Study of the fluence dependent interplay between laser induced material removal mechanisms in metals: Vaporization, melt displacement and melt ejection

Fishburn, J. M., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 15 May 2006, In : Applied Surface Science. 252, 14, p. 5182-5188 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Vaporization
ejection
machining
fluence
Metals

Study of the interplay of vaporisation, melt displacement and melt ejection mechanisms under multiple pulse irradiation of metals

Fishburn, J. M., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 15 Nov 2006, In : Applied Surface Science. 253, 2, p. 662-667 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Vaporization
ejection
Laser pulses
Metals
Vapors

Three-level operation of a diode-bar-pumped Yb:S-FAP laser

Jeffries, B. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2006, In : Optics Communications. 264, 1, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Diodes
diodes
Pumps
pumps
Lasers

Wedged etalon tuning for miniature and monolithic lasers

Spence, D. J., Liu, H. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2006, In : Optics Letters. 31, 15, p. 2296-2298 3 p.

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tuning
lasers
translating
laser cavities
pumps
2005

Anomalous discharge mode in a kinetically-enhanced copper vapor laser: Visualization by "Hook" method

Mildren, R. P., Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., Apr 2005, In : IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 33, 2 I, p. 376-377 2 p.

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hooks
vapors
copper
profiles
ducts

Asymmetric beam shaping of a diode-bar laser for multipass pumping of a thin-crystal laser

Jeffries, B. & Coutts, D. W., 2005, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B: Optical Physics. 22, 10, p. 2121-2128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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pumping
diodes
emitters
pumps
crystals

Efficient all-solid-state Ce:LiLuF laser source at 309 nm

Johnson, K. S., Pask, H. M., Withford, M. J. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2005, In : Optics Communications. 252, 1-3, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Light sources
solid state
Lasers
Solid state lasers
solid state lasers
2004

Cerium-doped fluoride lasers

Coutts, D. W. & McGonigle, A. J. S., Oct 2004, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 40, 10, p. 1430-1440 11 p.

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Cerium
cerium
fluorides
Lasers
lasers

Enhanced efficiency and pulse-adjacency effects in high-repetition-rate laser machining

Abedin, K. M., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 2004, In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 78, 5, p. 737-740 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

laser machining
Laser pulses
repetition
Machining
machining

Method for determination of the volume of material ejected as molten droplets during visible nanosecond ablation

Fishburn, J. M., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., 10 Dec 2004, In : Applied Optics. 43, 35, p. 6473-6476 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Ablation
ejection
ablation
Molten materials
pulsed lasers
2003

10 kHz repetition rate solid-state dye laser pumped by diode-pumped solid-state laser

Abedin, K. M., Álvarez, M., Costela, A., García-Moreno, I., García, O., Sastre, R., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 1 Apr 2003, In : Optics Communications. 218, 4-6, p. 359-363 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dye lasers
Methacrylates
Solid state lasers
solid state lasers
dye lasers

A compact frequency-doubled 10-kHz PRF copper-vapour-laser-pumped dye laser

Mcgonigle, A. J. S., Andrews, A. J., Hogan, G. P., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Mar 2003, In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics. 76, 3, p. 307-311 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dye lasers
vapors
copper
output
oscillators

Cerium lasers provide directly tunable ultraviolet light

McGonigle, A. J. S. & Coutts, D. W., Jun 2003, Laser Focus World, 39, 6, p. 127-132 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticleResearch

Cerium
Lasers
Solid state lasers
Optical radar
Ultrashort pulses

Input/output power scaling of a compact (0.8 L) kinetically enhanced copper-vapor laser

Mildren, R. P., Marshall, G. D., Withford, M. J., Coutts, D. W. & Piper, J. A., Jun 2003, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 39, 6, p. 773-777 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Vapors
vapors
Copper
scaling
copper
2002

A Ti:sapphire laser end-pumped by a fibre-coupled copper vapour laser

McGonigle, A. J. S. & Coutts, D. W., 1 Aug 2002, In : Optics Communications. 209, 1-3, p. 217-221 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Optical fiber coupling
Aluminum Oxide
Sapphire
Copper
sapphire

Compact 2.5-W 10-kHz Nd:YLF-pumped dye laser

Mc Gonigle, A. J. S., Andrews, A. J., Coutts, D. W., Hogan, G. P., Johnston, K. S., Moorhouse, J. D. & Webb, C. E., 1 Jan 2002, In : Applied Optics. 41, 9, p. 1714-1717 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Dye lasers
dye lasers
YLF lasers
Laser tuning
Laser resonators
Open Access
File
percussion
power amplifiers
Power amplifiers
drilling
Drilling

The dynamic properties of shock-waves formed during laser ablation at sub-atmospheric pressures

Kapitan, D. & Coutts, D. W., 2002, In : Europhysics Letters. 57, 2, p. 205-211 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dynamic characteristics
laser ablation
shock waves
atmospheric pressure
inert atmosphere
2001

A 10 kHz Ce:LiSAF laser pumped by the sum-frequency-mixed output of a copper vapour laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W., Girard, S. & Moncorgé, R., 15 Jun 2001, In : Optics Communications. 193, 1-6, p. 233-236 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Copper
Vapors
vapors
copper
Lasers

High-repetition-rate polymeric solid-state dye lasers pumped by a copper-vapor laser

Costela, A., García-Moreno, I., Sastre, R., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 23 Jul 2001, In : Applied Physics Letters. 79, 4, p. 452-454 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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solid state lasers
dye lasers
shot
repetition
vapors

Temperature-dependent polarization effects in Ce:LiLuF

McGonigle, A. J. S., Moncorge, R. & Coutts, D. W., 20 Aug 2001, In : Applied Optics. 40, 24, p. 4326-4333 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Excited states
Color centers
Fluorescence
Polarization
Crystals
2000

Repetition rate scaling up to 100 kHz of a small-scale (50 W) kinetically enhanced copper vapor laser

Marshall, G. D. & Coutts, D. W., Jul 2000, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 6, 4, p. 623-628 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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repetition
Vapors
vapors
Copper
scaling
1999

10kHz continuously tunable Ce:LiLuF4 laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Girard, S., Coutts, D. W. & Moncorgé, R., 16 Sep 1999, In : Electronics Letters. 35, 19, p. 1640-1641 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lasers
Prisms
Wavelength

380-mW 7-kHz cerium LiLuF laser pumped by the frequency doubled yellow output of a copper-vapor-laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Nov 1999, In : IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. 5, 6, p. 1526-1531 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Cerium
cerium
Vapors
vapors
Copper

530-mW 7-kHz cerium LiCAF laser pumped by the sum-frequency-mixed output of a copper-vapor laser

McGonigle, A. J. S., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 15 Feb 1999, In : Optics Letters. 24, 4, p. 232-234 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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cerium
vapors
copper
output
lasers

Kilohertz pulse repetition frequency slab Ti:sapphire lasers with high average power (10 W)

Wadsworth, W. J., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., 20 Nov 1999, In : Applied Optics. 38, 33, p. 6904-6911 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Sapphire
Laser pulses
repetition
sapphire
slabs
1998

Efficient generation of near diffraction-limited beam-quality output from medium-scale copper vapor laser oscillators

Kapitan, D., Coutts, D. W. & Webb, C. E., Mar 1998, In : IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics. 34, 3, p. 419-426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Beam quality
buffers
Diffraction
Vapors
oscillators