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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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    100km distributed fiber optic sensor based on the coherent detection of Brillouin backscatter, with a spatial resolution of 10 m, enhanced using two stages of remotely pumped erbium-doped fiber combined with Raman amplification

    Cho, Y. T., Lees, G. P., Hilton, G., Shu, X., Sugden, K., Strong, A., Hartog, A. & Newson, T. P., 1 Jan 2006, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America, ThC4

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

    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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    Accurate differential group delay measurement of narrowband fiber devices with immunity to environmental perturbation

    Lai, Y., Zhang, W., Williams, J. A. R., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 2002, 2002 IEEE/ILEOS annual meeting conference proceedings: the 15th annual meeting of the IEEE Lasers & Electro-Optics Society. IEEE, Vol. 2. p. 811-812 2 p. ThUl. (IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society. Annual Meeting).

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

    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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    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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    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

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

    All-fiber dual-direction gires-tournois etalon realized with single complex fiber Bragg grating structure

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 2005, IET Conference Publications. CP502 ed. IET, Vol. 2005. p. 319-320 2 p. 20050497

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

    All-fiber Michelson-Gires-Tournois interferometer as multi-passband filter

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 27 Dec 2004, 2004 1st IEEE Lightwave Technologies in Instrumentation and Measurement Conference. IEEE, p. 144-147 4 p.

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

    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

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

    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

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

    Band-pass filter with flat time delay response based on fiber grating Sagnac loop

    Shu, X., Sugden, K., Zhao, D., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 2002, Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exhibit. OFC 2002. IEEE, p. 694-695 2 p. ThGG58

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

    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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    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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    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

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

    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).

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

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    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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    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

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

    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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    Fabrication of high-rejection, low-loss filters by the concatenation of broadly chirped fibre Bragg gratings

    Sugden, K., Zhang, L., Everall, L. & Bennion, I., 1 Feb 1997, Photosensitive Optical Meterials and Devices. Andrews, M. P. (ed.). SPIE, p. 22-28 7 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 2998).

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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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    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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    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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    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

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

    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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    Flattop multi-passband filter based on all-fibre Michelson-Gires-Tournois interferometer

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Sep 2004, (Unpublished) ECOC 2004 : 30th European conference on optical communication: proceedings. Vol. 2. p. 122-123 2 p. Tu1.3.1

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

    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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    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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    Hybrid-type fibre Bragg gratings and their applications

    Shu, X., Sugden, K., Zhao, D., Floreani, F., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 10 Sep 2002, Advanced Sensor Systems and Applications. Rao, Y-J., Jones, J. D. C., Naruse, H. & Chen, R. I. (eds.). SPIE, p. 373-376 4 p. (SPIE proceedings; vol. 4920).

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    Investigation of intrinsically apodised chirped fibre Bragg gratings fabricated using scanning holographic set up

    Floreani, F., Gillooly, A. M., Zhao, D., Zhang, L., Bennion, I., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 2002, Proceedings of 2002 IEEE/LEOS workshop on fibre and optical passive components. IEEE, p. 80-85 6 p.

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

    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).

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

    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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    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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    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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    Mechanical reliability of fibre Bragg gratings inscribed through the coating by a femtosecond laser

    Martinez, A., Shazly, Y. M. E., Kukureka, S. N., Sugden, C. A., Khrushchev, I. Y. & Bennion, I., 1 Dec 2006, 2006 European Conference on Optical Communications Proceedings, ECOC 2006. IEEE, 4801206

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

    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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    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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    Novel optical load sensors based on mechanically induced sampled fiber Bragg gratings

    Shu, X., Chisholm, K., Felmeri, I., Everall, L., Sugden, K., Gillooly, A., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Oct 2003, [Proceedings of 16th international conference on Optical Fibre Sensors]. Nara (JP): IEICE, p. 654-657 4 p. paper ThP-22. (Technical digest).

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

    Novel resonant cavity TDM demodulation scheme for FBG sensing

    Lloyd, G. D., Bennion, I., Everall, L. A. & Sugden, K., 16 May 2004, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO: OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics Series. Optical Society of America, Vol. 96 A. p. 1451-1453 3 p. (Trends in Optics and Photonics).

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

    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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    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).

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

    Optically tunable dispersion compensator based on coupled-cavity etalon structure

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2005, Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of America

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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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    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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    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).

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

    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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