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Kate Sugden, MIET CPhys

Professor, Professor

    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    1993 …2019
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    Research Output 1993 2019

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    2019

    Spatially distributed delay line interferometer based on transmission Bragg scattering

    Preciado, M. A., El-taher, A., Sugden, K. & Shu, X., 26 Aug 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 17, p. 4319-4322 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    delay lines
    Bragg gratings
    interferometers
    optical paths
    scattering
    2018

    Compact assembly-free vector bend sensor based on all-in-fiber-core Mach-Zehnder interferometer

    Chen, P., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 29 Jan 2018, In : Optics Letters. 43, 3, p. 531-534

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Mach-Zehnder interferometers
    assembly
    fibers
    sensors
    refractivity
    2017

    Ultra-compact all-in-fiber-core Mach–Zehnder interferometer

    Chen, P., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 12 Sep 2017, In : Optics Letters. 42, 20, p. 4059-4062 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    interferometers
    fibers
    signal processing
    light modulation
    insertion loss

    Ultra-sensitive refractive index sensor based on extremely simple femtosecond-laser-induced structure

    Chen, P., Shu, X., Cao, H. & Sugden, K., 15 Mar 2017, In : Optics Letters. 42, 6, p. 1157-1160 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    refractivity
    sensors
    lasers
    fabrication
    fibers
    2016
    Open Access
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    Contact Lenses
    Optical Coherence Tomography
    Industry
    Lenses
    Hydrophilic Contact Lens
    2015

    Experimental implementation of an all-optical interferometric drop, add, and extract multiplexer for superchannels

    Fabbri, S. J., Sygletos, S., Perentos, A., Pincemin, E., Sugden, K. & Ellis, A. D., 2015, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 33, 7, p. 1351-1357 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Open Access
    File
    microchannels
    optimization
    fibers
    liquids
    lasers
    2013

    Experimental demonstration of an optical differentiator based on a fiber Bragg grating in transmission

    Preciado, M. A., Shu, X., Harper, P. & Sugden, K., 15 Mar 2013, In : Optics Letters. 38, 6, p. 917-919 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    differentiators
    Bragg gratings
    bandwidth
    fibers

    Femtosecond laser-induced microstructures on diamond for microfluidic sensing device applications

    Su, S., Li, J., Lee, G., Sugden, K., Webb, D. & Ye, H., 2013, In : Applied Physics Letters. 102, 23, p. 231913 5 p., 231913.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    diamonds
    microstructure
    irradiation
    lasers
    ripples
    2012

    Analysis of femtosecond laser surface patterning on bulk single-crystalline diamond

    Lee, G. C. B., Su, S., Li, J., Sugden, K., Roohpour, N., Yan, H. & Ye, H., Dec 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. 7, 6, p. 662-672 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Diamond
    Ultrashort pulses
    Diamonds
    Crystalline materials
    Chemical vapor deposition

    Proposal and design of airy-based rocket pulses for invariant propagation in lossy dispersive media

    Preciado, M. A. & Sugden, K., 1 Dec 2012, In : Optics Letters. 37, 23, p. 4970-4972 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    lossy media
    rockets
    proposals
    propagation
    pulses

    Proposal and design of phase-modulated fiber gratings in transmission for pulse shaping

    Preciado, M. A., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 20 Dec 2012, In : Optics Letters. 38, 1, p. 70-72 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    proposals
    gratings
    fibers
    pulses
    Bragg gratings

    Ultra small integrated optical fiber sensing system

    Van Hoe, B., Bosman, E., Missinne, J., Kalathimekkad, S., Van Steenberge, G., Lee, G., Maskery, O., Webb, D. J., Sugden, K. & Van Daele, P., 3 Sep 2012, In : Sensors. 12, 9, p. 12052-12069 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Optical Fibers
    Optoelectronic devices
    Optical fibers
    Lasers
    optical fibers
    2011

    Bend induced spectral changes in fibre Bragg gratings and their applications for simultaneous measurement

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 9 Jun 2011, In : Electronics letters. 47, 12, p. 714-716 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Wavelength
    Temperature

    Characterisation and performance of a Terfenol-D coated femtosecond laser inscribed optical fibre Bragg sensor with a laser ablated microslot for the detection of static magnetic fields

    Smith, G. N., Allsop, T. D. P., Kalli, K., Koutsides, C., Neal, R., Sugden, K., Culverhouse, P. & Bennion, I., 3 Jan 2011, In : Optics Express. 19, 1, p. 363-370 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    optical fibers
    slots
    sensors
    magnetic fields
    lasers

    Femtosecond laser micro-inscription of optical coherence tomography resolution test artifacts

    Tomlins, P. H., Smith, G., Woolliams, P. D., Rasakanthan, J. & Sugden, K., 1 May 2011, In : Biomedical Optics Express. 2, 5, p. 1319-1327 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Optical Coherence Tomography
    Artifacts
    artifacts
    Lasers
    tomography

    Optically controlled tunable dispersion compensators based on pumped fiber gratings

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Aug 2011, In : Optics Letters. 36, 15, p. 2937-2939 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    compensators
    gratings
    fibers
    Bragg gratings
    pumping

    Processing and rendering of Fourier domain optical coherence tomography images at a line rate over 524 kHz using a graphics processing unit

    Rasakanthan, J., Sugden, K. & Tomlins, P. H., 22 Feb 2011, In : Journal of Biomedical Optics. 16, 2, 3 p., 020505.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Optical tomography
    tomography
    Processing
    Copying
    Data transfer
    2010

    Single uniform FBG for simultaneous measurement of liquid level and temperature

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 28 Jul 2010, In : Measurement Science and Technology. 21, 9, p. 094003 1 p., 094003.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    liquid levels
    Fiber Grating
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg Grating
    Bragg gratings
    2009

    Liquid level sensing by use of digital formatted optical spectrum spreading technique

    Zhang, W., Sugden, K., Grice, S. & Bennion, I., 11 May 2009, In : Journal of the European optical society. 4, 09022

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    liquid levels
    optical spectrum
    rangefinding
    format
    high resolution

    Optical fibre-based detection of DNA hybridization

    Hine, A. V., Chen, X. F., Hughes, M. D., Zhou, K., Davies, E., Sugden, K., Bennion, I. & Zhang, L., Apr 2009, In : Biochemical Society Transactions. 37, Part 2, p. 445-449 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optical Fibers
    Biosensing Techniques
    Optical fibers
    Immobilized Nucleic Acids
    Fibers
    2008

    Apodisation of photo-induced waveguide gratings using double-exposure with complementary duty cycles

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 4 Feb 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 3, p. 2221-2225 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    apodization
    sidelobes
    gratings
    waveguides
    cycles

    In-fiber polymer–glass hybrid waveguide Bragg grating

    Zhou, K., Chen, X. F., Lai, Y., Sugden, K., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 18 Jul 2008, In : Optics Letters. 33, 15, p. 1650-1652 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    curing
    slots
    Bragg gratings
    optical fibers
    etching

    Novel complex gratings with third-order group-delay variations for tunable pure dispersion slope compensation

    Shu, X., Turitsyna, E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 4 Aug 2008, In : Optics Express. 16, 16, p. 12090-12095 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    File
    gratings
    slopes
    Bragg gratings
    fibers
    compensators
    2007

    A refractometer based on a micro-slot in a fiber Bragg grating formed by chemically assisted femtosecond laser processing

    Zhou, K., Lai, Y., Chen, X., Sugden, K., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., Nov 2007, In : Optics Express. 15, 24, p. 15848-15853 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    refractometers
    slots
    Bragg gratings
    waveguides
    fibers

    Point-by-point inscription of first-order fiber Bragg grating for C-band applications

    Lai, Y., Zhou, K., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 24 Dec 2007, In : Optics Express. 15, 26, p. 18318-18325 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    C band
    Bragg gratings
    fibers
    gratings
    birefringence

    Real-time detection of DNA interactions with long-period fiber-grating-based biosensor

    Chen, X., Zhang, L., Zhou, K., Davies, E., Sugden, K., Bennion, I., Hughes, M. D. & Hine, A. V., 20 Aug 2007, In : Optics Letters. 32, 17, p. 2541-2543 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    bioinstrumentation
    deoxyribonucleic acid
    gratings
    fibers
    interactions

    Virtual Gires-Tournois etalons realized with phase-modulated wideband chirped fiber gratings

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 14 Dec 2007, In : Optics Letters. 32, 24, p. 3546-3548 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    etalons
    gratings
    broadband
    fibers
    retaining
    2006

    Dual-direction Gires-Tournois etalon based on a single complex fiber Bragg grating

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Aug 2006, In : Optics Letters. 31, 15, p. 2263-2265 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    apodization
    fibers
    fabrication
    profiles
    2005

    Novel multipassband optical filter using all-fiber Michelson-Gires-Tournois structure

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Feb 2005, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 17, 2, p. 384-386 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Optical filters
    optical filters
    filters
    fibers
    Fibers

    Optically tunable chromatic dispersion controller with coupled-cavity etalon structure

    Shu, X., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 15 Jun 2005, In : Optics Letters. 30, 12, p. 1440-1442 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    controllers
    cavities
    fibers
    compensators
    semiconductor lasers

    Resonant cavity based fibre Bragg grating sensor interrogation using ratiometric detection

    Lloyd, G., Everall, L., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 3 Jan 2005, In : Optics Communications. 244, 1-6, p. 193-197 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cavity resonators
    interrogation
    cavity resonators
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    2004

    Resonant cavity time-division-multiplexed fiber Bragg grating sensor interrogator

    Lloyd, G. D., Everall, L. A., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Oct 2004, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 16, 10, p. 2323-2325 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Cavity resonators
    cavity resonators
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    division

    Tailored Gires-Tournois etalons as tunable dispersion slope compensators

    Shu, X., Bennion, I., Mitchell, J. & Sugden, K., May 2004, In : Optics Letters. 29, 9, p. 1013-1015 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    etalons
    compensators
    slopes
    fabrication
    profiles
    2003

    A simple method for the fabrication of intrinsically apodized chirped fibre Bragg gratings

    Floreani, F., Gillooly, A., Zhang, L., Bennion, I., Shu, X. & Sugden, K., 25 Jul 2003, In : Journal of Optics A. 5, 4, p. S59-S62 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    gratings
    fabrication
    fibers
    ripples

    Complex growth behaviour of hybrid-type fibre Bragg gratings

    Shu, X., Sugden, K., Zhao, D., Floreani, F., Zhang, L. & Bennion, I., 6 Feb 2003, In : Electronics letters. 39, 3, p. 274-276 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Dynamic models

    Impact of design of sharp non-uniform fibre Bragg gratings on system performance

    Turitsyna, E. G., Ania-Castañón, J. D., Turitsyn, S. K., Kennedy, L. & Sugden, S. K., 20 Feb 2003, In : Electronics letters. 39, 4, p. 351-353 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Time varying systems
    Compensation and Redress

    Tunable dispersion compensator based on distributed Gires-Tournois etalons

    Shu, X., Sugden, K., Rhead, P., Mitchell, J., Felmeri, I., Lloyd, G., Byron, K., Huang, Z., Khrushchev, I. & Bennion, I., Aug 2003, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 15, 8, p. 1111-1113 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Etalons
    etalons
    compensators
    fibers
    Group delay
    2002

    A high resolution fiber Bragg grating resonator strain sensing system

    Allsop, T. D. P., Sugden, K., Bennion, I., Neal, R. & Malvern, A., 8 Jun 2002, In : Fiber and Integrated Optics. 21, 3, p. 205-217 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    Resonators
    resonators
    fibers

    Near-constant time delay response of fiber grating Sagnac loop filters

    Shu, X., Zhao, D., Zhang, L., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Aug 2002, In : IEEE Photonics Technology Letters. 14, 8, p. 1127-1129 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber Bragg gratings
    Bragg gratings
    Time delay
    time lag
    gratings

    Transmission characteristics of Sagnac interferometers based on fiber Bragg gratings

    Shu, X., Yu, L., Zhao, D., Zhang, L., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 1 Jan 2002, In : Journal of the Optical Society of America B. 19, 11, p. 2770-2780 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    interferometers
    fibers
    gratings
    apodization
    1998

    Effects of thermal annealing on Bragg fibre gratings in boron/germania co-doped fibre

    Chisholm, K. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 7 Jan 1998, In : Journal of Physics D. 31, 1, p. 61-64 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Germanium
    Boron
    Fiber Bragg gratings
    germanium
    Refractive index

    Fabrication of high-rejection-low-loss single-passband filters in cladding depressed fiber by the chirped-grating concatenation method

    Zhang, L., Liu, Y., Bennion, I., Sugden, K. & Dong, L., Nov 1998, In : Optics Letters. 23, 21, p. 1665-1667 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    rejection
    gratings
    filters
    fabrication
    fibers
    1997

    Fabrication and characterization of bandpass filters based on concatenated chirped fiber gratings

    Sugden, K., Zhang, L., Williams, J. A. R., Fallon, R. W., Everall, L. A., Chisholm, K. E. & Bennion, I., Aug 1997, In : Journal of Lightwave Technology. 15, 8, p. 1424-1432 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bandpass filters
    bandpass filters
    Germanium
    germanium
    gratings

    Fabrication of multipassband moiré resonators in fibers by the dual-phase-mask exposure method

    Everall, L. A., Sugden, K., Williams, J. A. R., Bennion, I., Liu, X., Aitchison, J. S., Thoms, S. & De La Rue, R. M., Oct 1997, In : Optics Letters. 22, 19, p. 1473-1475 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    masks
    resonators
    filters
    fabrication
    fibers
    1995

    All-fibre femtosecond pulse amplification circuit using chirped Bragg gratings

    Galvanauskas, A., Fermann, M. E., Harter, D., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Feb 1995, In : Applied Physics Letters. 66, 9, p. 1053-1055 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    fibers
    pulses
    amplifiers
    oscillators

    Environmentally stable high-power soliton fiber lasers that use chirped fiber Bragg gratings

    Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Aug 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 15, p. 1625-1627 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    fiber lasers
    solitary waves
    locking
    fibers

    Generation of 10 nJ picosecond pulses from a modelocked fibre laser

    Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., 2 Feb 1995, In : Electronics letters. 31, 3, p. 194-195 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Fiber lasers
    Laser pulses
    Pulse repetition rate
    Erbium
    Fiber Bragg gratings

    High power neodymium soliton fiber laser that uses a chirped fiber grating

    Hofer, M., Ober, M. H., Hofer, R., Fermann, M. E., Sucha, G., Harter, D., Sugden, K., Bennion, I., Mendonca, C. A. C. & Chiu, T. H., Aug 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 16, p. 1701-1703 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    neodymium
    fiber lasers
    solitary waves
    gratings
    fibers

    High-power soliton fibre laser based on pulse width control with chirped fibre Bragg gratings

    Fermann, M. E., Sugden, K. & Bennion, I., Jan 1995, In : Optics Letters. 20, 2, p. 172-174 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Bragg gratings
    fiber lasers
    pulse duration
    solitary waves
    fibers