• Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

20132020

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Research Output

  • 15 Conference contribution
  • 9 Article
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A Miniature Fibre-Optic Raman Probe Fabricated by Ultrafast Laser-Assisted Etching

Ross, C. A., MacLachlan, D. G., Smith, B. J. E., Beck, R. J., Shephard, J. D., Weston, N. & Thomson, R. R., 11 Feb 2020, In : Micromachines. 11, 2, 185.

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Demonstration and characterization of ultrafast laser-inscribed mid-infrared waveguides in chalcogenide glass IG2

Butcher, H. L., MacLachlan, D. G., Lee, D., Thomson, R. R. & Weidmann, D., 16 Apr 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 8, p. 10930-10943 14 p.

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Development of integrated mode reformatting components for diffraction-limited spectroscopy

MacLachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Choudhury, D., Simmonds, R. D., Salter, P. S., Booth, M. J., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., 1 Jan 2016, In : Optics Letters. 41, 1, p. 76-79 4 p.

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Efficient photonic reformatting of celestial light for diffraction-limited spectroscopy

MacLachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Gris-Sanchez, I., Morris, T. J., Choudhury, D., Gendron, E., Basden, A., Spaleniak, I., Arriola, A., Birks, T. A., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., 1 Feb 2017, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 464, 4, p. 4950-4957 8 p.

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Mid-infrared volume phase gratings manufactured using ultrafast laser inscription

MacLachlan, D. G., Thomson, R. R., Cunningham, C. R. & Lee, D., 1 Oct 2013, In : Optical Materials Express. 3, 10, p. 1616-1624 9 p.

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Optimisation of ultrafast laser assisted etching in fused silica

Ross, C. A., MacLachlan, D. G., Choudhury, D. & Thomson, R. R., 17 Sep 2018, In : Optics Express. 26, 19, p. 24343-24356 14 p.

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Photonic spatial reformatting of stellar light for diffraction-limited spectroscopy

Harris, R. J., MacLachlan, D. G., Choudhury, D., Morris, T. J., Gendron, E., Basden, A. G., Brown, G., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., 11 Jun 2015, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 450, 1, p. 428-434 7 p.

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Simulation and optimisation of an astrophotonic reformatter

Anagnos, T., Harris, R. J., Corrigan, M. K., Reeves, A. P., Townson, M. J., MacLachlan, D. G., Thomson, R. R., Morris, T. J., Schwab, C. & Quirrenbach, A., 21 Aug 2018, In : Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 478, 4, p. 4881-4889 9 p.

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Ultrafast laser-inscribed mid-infrared transmission gratings in IG2: modelling and high-resolution spectral characterization

Butcher, H. L., Lee, D., Brownsword, R., MacLachlan, D. G., Thomson, R. R. & Weidmann, D., 25 Dec 2017, In : Optics Express. 25, 26, p. 33617-33628 12 p.

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Conference contribution

A comparison of concepts for a photonic spectrograph

Harris, R. J., Allington-Smith, J. R., MacLachlan, D. G. & Thomson, R. R., 2014, Ground-Based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V. Bellingham: SPIE, Vol. 9147. 91474C. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9147).

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A hollow-core negative curvature fibre for efficient delivery of NIR picosecond and femtosecond pulses for precision micro-machining

Jaworski, P., Yu, F., MacLachlan, D. G., Maier, R. R. J., Thomson, R. R., Wadsworth, W. J., Knight, J. C., Shephard, J. D. & Hand, D. P., 2013, Workshop on Specialty Optical Fibers and their Applications 2013. Optical Society of America, (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).

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Developing ultrafast laser inscribed volume gratings

MacLachlan, D. G., Choudhury, D., Arriola, A., Cunningham, C., Thomson, R. R., Kirkham, A. & Lee, D., 2014, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation. Navarro, R., Cunningham, CR. & Barto, AA. (eds.). Bellingham: SPIE, 6 p. 91511H. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9151).

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Development of an efficient photonic device for the reformatting of celestial light

MacLachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Gris-Sánchez, I., Choudhury, D., Morris, T. J., Gendron, E., Basden, A. G., Spaleniak, I., Arriola, A., Birks, T. A., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., 22 Jul 2016, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II. SPIE, 991227. (SPIE Proceedings; vol. 9912).

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Development of integrated "photonic-dicers" for reformatting the point-spread-function of a telescope

MacLachlan, D. G., Harris, R., Choudhury, D., Arriola, A., Brown, G., Allington-Smith, J. & Thomson, R. R., 2014, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation. Navarro, R., Cunningham, CR. & Barto, AA. (eds.). Bellingham : SPIE, 7 p. 91511W . (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9151).

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Development of mode-multiplexing/de-multiplexing device based on integrated photonic-lanterns

Mukherjee, S., MacLachlan, D. G., Arriola, A., Choudhury, D. & Thomson, R. R., 2014, Proceedings 12th International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics, Photonics 2014. Optical Society of America

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Efficient photonic reformatting of stellar light for high precision spectroscopy

MacLachlan, D. G., Harris, R. J., Gris-Sanchez, I., Morris, T. J., Choudhury, D., Gendron, E., Basden, A. G., Spaleniak, I., Arriola, A., Birks, T. A., Allington-Smith, J. R. & Thomson, R. R., 19 Dec 2016, 2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO). IEEE, 7787966

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Mid-infrared transmission gratings in chalcogenide glass manufactured using ultrafast laser inscription

Lee, D., MacLachlan, D. G., Butcher, H. L., Brownsword, R. A., Weidmann, D., Cunningham, C. R., Schnetler, H. & Thomson, R. R., 22 Jul 2016, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II. SPIE, 99122X. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9912).

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Mid-infrared volume diffraction gratings in IG2 chalcogenide glass: Fabrication, characterization, and theoretical verification

Butcher, H. L., MacLachlan, D. G., Lee, D., Brownsword, R. A., Thomson, R. R. & Weidmann, D., 22 Feb 2018, Optical Components and Materials XV. Jiang, S. & Digonnet, M. J. F. (eds.). SPIE, 105280R. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10528).

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Modal noise characterisation of a hybrid reformatter

Spaleniak, I., MacLachlan, D. G., Gris-Sanchez, I., Choudhury, D., Harris, R. J., Arriola, A., Allington-Smith, J. R., Birks, T. A. & Thomson, R. R., 22 Jul 2016, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II. SPIE, 991228. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9912).

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Optimizing astrophotonic spatial reformatters using simulated on-sky performance

Anagnos, T., Harris, R. J., Corrigan, M. K., Reeves, A. P., Townson, M. J., MacLachlan, D. G., Thomson, R. R., Morris, T. J., Schwab, C. & Quirrenbach, A., 10 Jul 2018, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III. Navarro, R. & Geyl, R. (eds.). SPIE, 107062H. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10706).

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Performance estimates for spectrographs using photonic reformatters

Harris, R. J., Labadie, L., Lemke, U., MacLachlan, D. G., Thomson, R. R., Reffert, S. & Quirrenbach, A., 22 Jul 2016, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II. SPIE, 99125Q. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9912).

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Towards optical quality micro-optic fabrication by direct laser writing and chemical etching

Ross, C., MacLachlan, D. G., Choudhury, D. & Thomson, R. R., 17 Feb 2017, Frontiers in Ultrafast Optics: Biomedical, Scientific, and Industrial Applications XVII. SPIE, 100940V. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10094).

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Ultrafast laser-inscribed waveguides in IG2 chalcogenide glass for mid-infrared photonics applications

Butcher, H. L., MacLachlan, D. G., Lee, D., Thomson, R. R. & Weidmann, D., 23 Feb 2018, Integrated Optics: Devices, Materials, and Technologies XXII. García-Blanco, S. M. & Cheben, P. (eds.). SPIE, 1053514. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 10535).

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Wavefront sensing using a photonic lantern

Corrigan, M., Harris, R. J., Thomson, R. R., MacLachlan, D. G., Allington-Smith, J. R., Myers, R. & Morris, T., 4 Aug 2016, Adaptive Optics Systems V. SPIE, 990969. (Proceedings of SPIE; vol. 9909).

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