Dr Radu-Florin Stancu

Visiting Researcher

The Researchers in Schools Programme – 2015 Cohort – An excellence in education programme ran by the Brilliant Club.

Current research projects

  • Akinetic Swept Optical Sources for Optical Coherence Tomography and Other Applications
  • Educational Research in Mathematics and Science (University Pathways Course; Subject Attainment Activities)


Recent publications

  • R. F. Stancu, A. Gh. Podoleanu, “Dual mode-locked swept sources for SS-OCT”, SPIE BiOS, 96972H-96972H-8, 2016
  • R. F. Stancu, A. Gh. Podoleanu, “Short ring cavity swept source based on a highly reflective chirped FBG”, Photonic Sensors 5 (3), 251-256, 2015
  • R. F. Stancu. A. G. Podoleanu, “Dual-mode-locking mechanism for an akinetic dispersive ring cavity swept source”, Optics letters 40 (7), 1322-1325, 2015
  • RF Stancu, DA Jackson, AG Podoleanu, “Akinetic swept source with adjustable coherence length for SS-OCT”, SPIE BiOS, 931238-931238-5, 2015
  • R Stancu, D Jackson, A Podoleanu, “Versatile Swept Source with Adjustable Coherence Length”, IEEE PTL 26 (16), 1629-1632

Past research interests and projects

  • Polarisation-sensitive optical coherence tomography (OCT);
  • Optical Coherence Tomography with Optical Delay Line and fibre bundles
  • Industrial holography and engraving
  • Photonics Crystal computer design and optical simulations
  • Solid-state cavity lasers and fibre lasers for lithotripsy