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I have been a researcher in photonics technologies, the study of devices for generating, controlling and detecting light for over 25 years. My interests include periodic structures, quantum optics in integrated devices, magnetic effects on light and the interaction between sound and light.

My full research web pages are available at http://science.mq.edu.au/~msteel.

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Research Outputs

ARRAW: anti-resonant reflecting acoustic waveguides

Schmidt, M. K., O’Brien, M. C., Steel, M. J. & Poulton, C. G., 4 May 2020, In : New Journal of Physics. 22, 5, p. 1-18 18 p., 053011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Spontaneous parametric down conversion in a doubly resonant one-dimensional photonic crystal

    Introini, V., Steel, M. J., Sipe, J. E., Helt, L. G. & Liscidini, M., 1 Mar 2020, In : Optics Letters. 45, 5, p. 1244-1247 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Brillouin integrated photonics

    Eggleton, B. J., Poulton, C. G., Rakich, P. T., Steel, M. J. & Bahl, G., Oct 2019, In : Nature Photonics. 13, 10, p. 664–677 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 34 Citations (Scopus)

    Finite element analysis of stimulated Brillouin scattering in integrated photonic waveguides

    Sturmberg, B. C. P., Dossou, K. B., Smith, M. J. A., Morrison, B., Poulton, C. G. & Steel, M. J., 1 Aug 2019, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 37, 15, p. 3791-3804 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Novel designs of optoacoustic waveguides

    Schmidt, M. K., O'Brien, M., Poulton, C. G., Mashanovich, G. Z., Reed, G. T., Eggleton, B. J. & Steel, M. J., 30 Dec 2019, AOS Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) and Australian Conference on Optics, Lasers, and Spectroscopy (ACOLS) 2019. Mitchell, A. & Rubinsztein-Dunlop, H. (eds.). Bellingham, Washington: SPIE, p. 1-2 2 p. 1120024. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 11200).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contribution