Discovery Projects - Grant ID: DP170100531 [ 2017-01-01 - 2019-12-31 ]

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Researchers: A/Prof Alexander Fuerbach (Chief Investigator) ,  Dr Darren Hudson (Chief Investigator) ,  Prof Stuart Jackson (Chief Investigator)

Brief description Producing optimally short pulses at long wavelengths. This project aims to make the fluoride glass fibre platform the preferred material for generating ultrashort pulses at 2.8 nm and beyond. High power and efficiency from simple device architectures are essential for industry, medicine and defence. Modern sources of short pulses of light emitting mid-infrared wavelengths are complicated and inefficient. This project will improve fibre sources emitting short pulses and create the essential building blocks for future all-fibre arrangements that will be more robust. The sources are expected to have applications in non-linear optics and materials modification.

Funding Amount $322,500

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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