Quasi-Phase-Matched Materials for Active Sensing in the Midinfrared Waveband

Lead Research Organisation: University of Southampton
Department Name: Optoelectronics Research Centre

Abstract

Commercially available nonlinear optical crystals are used in a number of defence and civilian applications to access mid-infrared wavelengths that would otherwise not be available from standard laser systems. In this project the student will learn to fabricate novel nonlinear materials needed to access the far-infrared spectrum where chemical fingerprinting can be performed. The student will also learn to design and build laser systems for upconversion detection, a technique used to convert invisible radiation to visible, detectable wavelengths and enable imaging in difficult conditions.

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Studentship Projects

Project Reference Relationship Related To Start End Student Name
EP/R512096/1 01/10/2017 30/09/2022
1992656 Studentship EP/R512096/1 28/09/2017 30/09/2021 Charlie Turner