HIRESOMI – A Marie Curie training site for methods and devices for non-invasive high-resolution optical measurement and imaging.
Optical Coherence Tomography
Review of early work on OCT – Highlights of our work on the technology and applications of optical coherence tomography from 1993-2005.
En-face OCT – The first en face optical coherence tomography images of the human retina.
OCT/SLO – Combining scanning laser opthalmoscopy (SLO) with optical coherence tomography.
OCT for art conservation – A Leverhulme-funded project to use OCT for non-destructive testing.
OCT for embryology – Investigating the potential of OCT-based measurement on animal models for embryology and cell imaging.
Spectral selection for OCT – Use of supercontinuum source for spectral selection and spectroscopic OCT.
Multiple delay en-face OCT – A new method of measuring the curvature of the retina.
Spectroscopic time domain OCT – Including a rapid method of measuring dispersion in low coherence interferometry and optical coherence tomography systems.
Brillouin gain based distributed sensing – Long range distributed sensor system based on the temperature or strain dependence of the Brillouin gain coefficient.
Structural health monitoring using multiplexed fibre-grating arrays (SHODOS) – A 3-year EPSRC/DTI Link project to measure strain in concrete bridges.
Medical sensing – A collaboration with Hammersmith Hospital with the aim of developing a linear array of grating temperature sensors that will be able to monitor the temperature profile within a region of the body.
Photo-refractive effect – The study of dynamic holograms recorded in photorefractive materials.
Coherence-gated wavefront sensor – Depth-resolved aberration measurements.
Acousto-optics, Electro-optics and Magneto-optics
INFO-COPERNICUS – An EU-funded collaborative project to stimulate and support research in optical metrology.
The fastest multichannel fibre optic digital correlator – A sub-nanosecond dwell time optical multichannel digital correlator.
High-speed microwave photonics – Replacing the electronic systems with networks of optical fibres and electronic logic gates with an optoelectronic hybrid equivalent, to create higher speed correlators.