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Kate Sugden, MIET CPhys

Professor, Professor

    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1993 …2020

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    2020

    Femtosecond laser inscribed advanced calibration phantom for optical coherence tomography (OCT)

    Lu, Y., Gordon, N., Coldrick, B., Ibrahim, I., Mezentsev, V., Robinson, D. & Sugden, K., 28 Feb 2020, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics XIII. von Freymann, G., Blasco, E. & Chanda, D. (eds.). SPIE, 1129205. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 11292).

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    2018

    L-band CYTOP Bragg gratings for ultrasound sensing

    Broadway, C., Kalli, K., Theodosiou, A., Zubel, M., Sugden, K., Megret, P. & Caucheteur, C., 9 May 2018, Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres V. SPIE, Vol. 10681. 1068109. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10681).

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    Non-planar calibration phantoms for optical coherence tomography

    Lu, Y., Gordon, N., Robinson, D., Coldrick, B., Mezentsev, V., Menduni, F., Fratini, A., Sugden, K., Von Freymann, G. (ed.), Schoenfeld, W. V. (ed.) & Rumpf, R. C. (ed.), 22 Feb 2018, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics XI. SPIE, Vol. 10544. 105441B. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10544).

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    2017

    High-sensitivity and large-dynamic-range fiber refractometer based on composite-cavity Fabry-Perot structure

    Chen, P., Shu, X., Cao, H. & Sugden, K., 1 Dec 2017, ICOCN 2017 - 16th International Conference on Optical Communications and Networks. IEEE, Vol. 2017-January. p. 1-3 3 p.

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    2016

    3D-printed PMMA preform for hollow-core POF drawing

    Zubel, M., Fasano, A., Woyessa, G., Sugden, K., Rasmussen, H. K. & Bang, O., 1 Dec 2016, POF 2016: 25th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres - proceedings. Webb, D. J., Scully, P. & Sugden, K. (eds.). Birmingham (UK): Aston University, p. 295-300 6 p.

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    3D printed sensing patches with embedded polymer optical fibre Bragg gratings

    Zubel, M., Sugden, K., Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K. & Bang, O., 30 May 2016, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. Lewis, E. (ed.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 99162E. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 9916).

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    A compact polymer optical fibre ultrasound detector

    Broadway, C., Gallego, D., Pospori, A., Zubel, M., Webb, D. J., Sugden, K., Carpintero, G. & Lamela, H., 15 Mar 2016, Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2016. Oraevsky, A. A. & Wang, L. V. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 7 p. 970813. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 9737).

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    Embedding low loss polymer optical fibre Bragg gratings: two different approaches

    Lacraz, A., Zubel, M., Demirci, G., Theodosiou, A., Kalli, K., Sugden, K. & Gawdzik, B., 1 Dec 2016, POF 2016: 25th International Conference on Plastic Optical Fibres - proceedings. Webb, D. J., Scully, P. & Sugden, K. (eds.). Birmingham (UK): Aston University, p. 36-39 4 p.

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    Embedding silica and polymer fibre Bragg gratings (FBG) in plastic 3D-printed sensing patches

    Zubel, M. G., Sugden, K., Webb, D. J., Sáez-Rodríguez, D., Nielsen, K. & Bang, O., 27 Apr 2016, Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres IV. Kalli, K. & Mendez, A. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 12 p. 98860N. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 9886).

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    Microstructured polymer optical fibre sensors for opto-acoustic endoscopy

    Broadway, C., Gallego, D., Pospori, A., Zubel, M., Webb, D. J., Sugden, K., Carpintero, G. & Lamela, H., 27 Apr 2016, Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres IV. Kalli, K. & Mendez, A. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 6 p. 98860S. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 9886).

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    2015

    Experimental demonstration of an all-optical interferometric drop, add, and extract multiplexer for OFDM super-channel

    Fabbri, S. J., Sygletos, S., Perentos, A., Pincemin, E., Sugden, K. & Ellis, A. D., 9 Sep 2015, Summer Topicals Meeting Series (SUM) 2015. IEEE, p. 74-75 2 p. MF1.2

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    Fabry-Perot micro-structured polymer optical fibre sensors for opto-acoustic endoscopy

    Broadway, C., Gallego, D., Woyessa, G., Pospori, A., Carpintero, G., Bang, O., Sugden, K. & Lamela, H., 23 May 2015, Biophotonics South America. Kurachi, C., Svanberg, K., Tromberg, B. J. & Bagnato, V. S. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 9 p. 953116. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 9531)(Progress in biomedical optics and imaging; vol. 16, no. 52).

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    2014

    First experimental demonstration of terabit interferometric drop, add and extract multiplexer

    Fabbri, S. J., Sygletos, S., Pincemin, E., Sugden, K. & Ellis, A. D., 12 Dec 2014, European Conference on Optical Communication, ECOC. IEEE, 3 p. We.1.5.2

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    Optimization and characterization of femtosecond laser inscribed in-fiber microchannels for liquid sensing

    Lee, G. C. B., Mou, C., Zhou, K. & Sugden, K., 2 Jun 2014, 23rd international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. López-Higuera, J. M., Jones, J. D. C., López-Amo, M. & Santos, J. L. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 915743. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 9157).

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    Phase-shifted fiber Bragg grating for strain measurement at extreme conditions

    Ferreira, M., Lee, G., Santos, J. L., Sugden, K. & Frazão, O., 31 Dec 2014, Optical Sensors 2014. Optical Society of America, paper SeW1C.3. (OSA technical digest).

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    2013

    First order optical differentiator based on an FBG in transmission

    Preciado, M. A., Shu, X., Harper, P. & Sugden, K., 2013, 2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe & International Quantum Electronics Conference. Piscataway, NJ (US): IEEE, 1 p. paper CI_P_3

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    Pulse shaping by phase-modulated fiber gratings in transmission

    Preciado, M. A., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 2013, National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference 2013. Optical Society of America, JTh2A.23. (OSA technical digest).

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    Virtual delay line interferometer by a transmissive phase-modulated fiber Bragg grating

    Preciado, M. A., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 2013, 39th European Conference and exhibition on Optical Communication (ECOC 2013). Red Hook, NY (US): IET, p. 871-873 3 p. (IET conference publications; vol. 622).

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    2012

    A compact, portable and low cost generic interrogation strain sensor system using an embedded VCSEL, detector and fibre Bragg grating

    Lee, G. C. B., Yan, Z., Webb, D., Van Hoe, B., Maskery, O., Sugden, K. & Van Steenberge, G., Jan 2012, Vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers XVI. Lei, C. & Choquette, K. D. (eds.). SPIE, 8 p. 82760E. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8276).

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    Fabrication of high quality optical coherence tomography (OCT) calibration artefacts using femtosecond inscription

    Lee, G. C. B., Rasakanthan, J., Woolliams, P. D. & Sugden, K., 16 Apr 2012, Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care III. Popp, J., Drexler, W., Tuchin, V. V. & Matthews, D. L. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 8427. 9 p. 84271K-9. (Progress in biomedical optics and imaging).

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    Femtosecond laser inscribed phase masks for fibre Bragg grating sensor inscription

    Lee, G. C. B., Kalli, K., Koutsides, C., Yan, Z., Adebayo, D., Komodromos, M. & Sugden, K., 4 Oct 2012, OFS2012 22nd international conference on Optical Fiber Sensor. Liao, Y., Jin, W., Sampson, D. D. & et al (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 84214V. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8421).

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    Femtosecond laser microstructuring through optical fibre end faces: inscription of surface gratings and sub-surface splitters

    Lee, G. C. B., Kalli, K., Koutsides, C., Komodromos, M. & Sugden, K., 4 Oct 2012, OFS2012 22nd international conference on Optical Fiber Sensor. Liao, Y., Jin, W., Sampson, D. D. & et al (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 842111. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8421).

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    Fiber Bragg grating Fabry-Perot structures under loading and their applications in switchable multi-wavelength lasers

    Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 2012, Advanced photonics congress. Optical Society of America, JTu5A.53. (OSA technical digest).

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    Low-cost fully integrated fiber Bragg grating interrogation system

    Van Hoe, B., Bosman, E., Missinne, J., Kalathimekkad, S., Lee, G., Yan, Z., Sugden, K., Webb, D. J., Van Steenberge, G. & Van Daele, P., 31 Jan 2012, 3rd Asia Pacific optical sensors conference. Canning, J. & Peng, G-D. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 8351. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8351).

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    Parametric study of femtosecond inscription of microstructures for OCT artefact fabrication

    Rasakanthan, J., Lee, G. C. B., Woolliams, P. D. & Sugden, K., 2012, Optical coherence tomography and coherence domain optical methods in biomedicine XVI. Izatt, J. A., Fujimoto, J. G. & Tuchin, V. V. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 11 p. 82133N. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8213)(Progress in biomedical optics and imagining; vol. 13, no. 7).

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    Synthesis of arbitrary group delay responses with all-pass optical cavities structures

    Preciado, M., Sugden, K., Shu, X. & Muriel, M. A., 2012, Advanced photonics congress. Optical Society of America, JTu5A.52. (OSA technical digest).

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    Three-dimensional calibration targets for optical coherence tomography

    Sandrian, M. G., Tomlins, P. H., Woolliams, P. D., Rasakanthan, J., Lee, G. C. B., Yang, A., Považay, B., Alex, A., Sugden, K. & Drexler, W., Jan 2012, Optical diagnostics and sensing XII: toward point-of-care diagnostics; and design and performance validation of phantoms used in conjunction with optical measurement of tissue IV. Nordstrom, R. J. & Coté, G. L. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 8229. 7 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8229).

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    2011

    Free water in fuel sensor using fiber long period grating

    Zhang, W., Grice, S., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 15 May 2011, 21st international conference on optical fiber sensors. Bock, W. J., Albert, J. & Bao, X. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 7753. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7753).

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    Photonic crystal fiber Bragg grating based sensors: opportunities for applications in healthcare

    Berghmans, F., Geernaert, T., Sulejmani, S., Thienpont, H., van Steenberge, G., Van Hoe, B., Dubruel, P., Urbanczyk, W., Mergo, P., Webb, D. J., Kalli, K., Van Roosbroeck, J. & Sugden, K., 1 Nov 2011, 2011 Asia Communications and Photonics Conference and Exhibition, ACP 2011: [Optical Sensor and Biophotonics III]. Popp, J., L. Matthews, D., Tian, J. & Yang, C-C. (eds.). SPIE, 10 p. 831102. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 8311).

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    Quantitative optical coherence tomography for characterization of microscopic structures with varying refractive index

    Rasakanthan, J., Baregheh, M., Dubov, M., Mezentsev, V., Smith, G., Sugden, K., Woolliams, P. D. & Tomlins, P. H., 22 May 2011, 2011 Conference on and 12th European Quantum Electronics Conference Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe (CLEO EUROPE/EQEC). IEEE, 1 p.

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    2010

    Laboratory focussed learning of core electronic engineering concepts in the first year of an honours degree programme

    Sugden, K., Webb, D. J. & Reeves, R. P., 2010, Proceedings of Engineering Education Conference 2010 (EE2010).

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    Optically pumped chirped grating for tunable chromatic dispersion compensation

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Dec 2010, Advanced photonics and renewable energy. Optical Society of America, paper BTuA8. (OSA Technical Digest).

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    Polymer photonic sensing skin

    Chen, X., Zhang, C., Webb, D. J., van Hoe, B., van Streenberge, G., Kalli, K., Berghmans, F., Thienpont, H., Urbanczyk, W., Sugden, K. & Peng, G-D., Sep 2010, Fourth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors. Santos, J. L., Culshaw, B., López-Higuera, J. M. & MacPherson, W. N. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 76533A . (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7653).

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    2009

    Acoustic emission detection using optical fiber based fabry perot sensor and quadrature recombination technique

    Pappu, R. P., Zhang, W., Bennion, I. & Sugden, K., 20 Nov 2009, European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2009 and the European Quantum Electronics Conference. CLEO Europe - EQEC 2009. IEEE

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    Comparison between femtosecond laser and fusion-arc inscribed long period gratings in photonic crystal fibre

    Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Zhou, K., Smith, G., Komodromos, M., Sugden, K., Dubov, M., Webb, D. J. & Bennion, I., 6 May 2009, Photonic Crystal Fibers III. Kalli, K. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 7357. p. 73570J (SPIE proceedings; vol. 7357).

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    Demonstration of inscription and ablation of phase masks for the production of 1st, 2nd and 3rd order FBG gratings using a femtosecond laser

    Smith, G. N., Kalli, K., Bennion, I. & Sugden, K., 24 Feb 2009, Advanced Fabrication Technologies for Micro/Nano Optics and Photonics II. Suleski, T. J., Schoenfeld, W. V. & Wang, J. J. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 11 p. 720511. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 7205).

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    Liquid level sensor utilising a long period fiber grating

    Grice, S., Zhang, W., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 6 Feb 2009, Optical Components and Materials VI. Jiang, S., Digonnet, M. J. F., Glesener, J. W. & Dries, J. C. (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 8 p. 72120C. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 7212).

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    Optical load sensors utilizing fiber-Bragg-grating based Fabry-Perot resonators

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 5 Oct 2009, 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. Jones, J. D. C. & at al (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 750354. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 7503).

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    Photonic skins for optical sensing: highlights of the PHOSFOS project

    Berghmans, F., Thienpont, H., van Daele, P., Dubruel, P., Urbanczyk, W., Rayss, J., Webb, D. J., Vlekken, J., Kalli, K. & Sugden, K., 5 Oct 2009, 20th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors. Jones, J. D. C. & et al (eds.). Bellingham, WA (US): SPIE, 4 p. 75030B. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 7503).

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    Simultaneous measurement of liquid level and temperature employing a single uniform FBG

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 17 Nov 2009, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. SPIE, Vol. 7503. 75032S

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    Tilted fiber Bragg grating for direct liquid level sensing

    Zhang, W., Grice, S., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 20 Nov 2009, European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2009 and the European Quantum Electronics Conference. CLEO Europe - EQEC 2009. IEEE

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    2008

    Characterisation of femtosecond laser inscribed long period gratings in photonic crystal fibre

    Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Zhou, K., Smith, G., Yicheng, L., Dubov, M., Sugden, K., Webb, D. J., Bennion, I. & Komodromos, M., 21 Apr 2008, Photonic crystal fibers II. Kalli, K. & Urbanczyk, W. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 6990. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 6990).

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    Fabrication of high aspect ratio microfluidic devices using direct fs ablation

    Smith, G., Karnakis, D., Knowles, M., Ferguson, A., Bennion, I. & Sugden, K., May 2008, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, Paper CMHH4

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    Point-by-point inscription of sub-micrometer period fiber bragg gratings

    Lai, Y., Zhou, K., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2008, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

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    Point-by-point inscription of sub-micrometer period fiber Bragg gratings

    Lai, Y., Zhou, K., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., May 2008, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2008. Optical Society of America, 3 p.

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    Side-detection of out-coupled core light from a microfluidic fiber microslit

    Lai, Y., Petrovic, J., Butler, T., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2008, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

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    Side-detection of out-coupled core light from a microfluidic fiber microslit

    Lai, Y., Petrović, J., Butler, T., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., May 2008, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). Optical Society of America, p. Paper CFN4

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    2007

    Apodisation of photo-induced waveguide gratings with doubleexposure of reversely varied duty cycles

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2007, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

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    Apodisation of photo-induced waveguide gratings with double-exposure of reversely varied duty cycles

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Dec 2007, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2007, CLEO 2007. 4452529

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    Device fabrication by femtosecond laser inscription

    Bennion, I., Mezentsev, V., Dubov, M., Nikogosyan, D., Petrović, J., Lai, Y., Smith, G., Zhou, K. & Sugden, K., 2007, Bragg gratings, photosensitivity, and poling in glass waveguides (BGPP) 2007. Optical Society of America, Paper BWB6

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