Aston Institute of Photonics Technology (AIPT)

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fibers Physics & Astronomy
Fibers Engineering & Materials Science
Fiber Bragg gratings Engineering & Materials Science
Bragg gratings Physics & Astronomy
fiber lasers Physics & Astronomy
gratings Physics & Astronomy
Fiber lasers Engineering & Materials Science
optical fibers Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 1987 2019

~3.5 μm self-Q-switched Er3+:ZBLAN fiber laser stabilized by an ASE seeded pump source

Liu, J., Wu, J., Tang, P., Chen, Y. & Fan, D., 10 May 2019, CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2019. Optical Society of America, Vol. Part F129-CLEO_SI 2019. SF2L.2

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

Fiber lasers

23 MHz widely wavelength-tunable L-band dissipative soliton from an all-fiber Er-doped laser

Huang, Q., Zou, C., Mou, C., Guo, X., Yan, Z., Zhou, K. & Zhang, L., 8 Jul 2019, In : Optics Express. 27, 14, p. 20028-20036 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
ultrahigh frequencies
solitary waves

2D bending (curvature) recognition based on a combination of a TFBG and an orthogonal TFBG pair

Bao, W., Wang, C., Wang, Y., Sahoo, N. & Zhang, L., 21 Jun 2019, In : Applied Physics Express. 12, 7, 072009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fiber Bragg gratings
Bragg gratings

Student theses

2 input/output microfibres SNAP experiment : fabrication and characterization

Author: Li, S., 5 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Sumetsky, M. (Supervisor) & Yang, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Science (by Research)


Advanced FBG fabrication for challenging applications

Author: Walters, S., 11 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Turitsyna, E. (Supervisor) & Williams, J. A. R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Philosophy


Advanced fibre Bragg gratings: design and applications

Author: Turitsyna, E., 2007

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy



Fellow of the Optical Society of America

Andrew Ellis (Recipient), 1 Jan 2018

Prize: Election to learned society

Marie Curie Fellowship

Vitor Ribeiro (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Outstanding Chinese Student Award for Non-government Funded Students

Mingming Tan (Recipient), 1 Dec 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 1998 2019

Big Bang Fair 2019

Andrew Ellis (Recipient)
14 Mar 2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

2019 European Conference on Optical Communications

Andrew Ellis (Organiser)
1 Sep 201830 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Resolving the digital divide with sustainable photonics

Andrew Ellis (Keynote/plenary speaker)
13 Jun 201718 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media

The latest in optical communication research

Andrew D. Ellis


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Other

The Big bang fair

Kate Sugden


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Teaching

Is the UK’s Internet really on the brink of collapse?

Andrew Ellis


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research