M Mazilu

Summary

Affiliation: University of St Andrews
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Modal characterization using principal component analysis: application to Bessel, higher-order Gaussian beams and their superposition
    A Mourka
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews KY16 9SS, UK
    Sci Rep 3:1422. 2013
  2. pmc Coherent control of plasmonic nanoantennas using optical eigenmodes
    Sebastian Kosmeier
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, UK
    Sci Rep 3:1808. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Optical eigenmodes; exploiting the quadratic nature of the energy flux and of scattering interactions
    M Mazilu
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, Fife, UK
    Opt Express 19:933-45. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Algorithm-based continuous pulse duration tuning and performance control of a mode-locked laser diode
    N K Metzger
    SUPA School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 20:7022-34. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Optical path clearing and enhanced transmission through colloidal suspensions
    J Baumgartl
    School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 18:17130-40. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Guided neuronal growth using optical line traps
    D J Carnegie
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9SS, Scotland, UK
    Opt Express 16:10507-17. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Optical micromanipulation using supercontinuum Laguerre-Gaussian and Gaussian beams
    J E Morris
    SUPA, J F Allen Research Labs, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 16:10117-29. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Optical deflection and sorting of microparticles in a near-field optical geometry
    R F Marchington
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, KY16 9SS, Scotland, UK
    Opt Express 16:3712-26. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional optical sorting of gold nanoparticles
    M Ploschner
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9SS, United Kingdom
    Nano Lett 12:1923-7. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Numerical investigation of passive optical sorting of plasmon nanoparticles
    M Ploschner
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 19:13922-33. 2011

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Publications12

  1. pmc Modal characterization using principal component analysis: application to Bessel, higher-order Gaussian beams and their superposition
    A Mourka
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews KY16 9SS, UK
    Sci Rep 3:1422. 2013
    ..Thus, this approach represents a powerful method for characterizing the optical multi-dimensional Hilbert space...
  2. pmc Coherent control of plasmonic nanoantennas using optical eigenmodes
    Sebastian Kosmeier
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, UK
    Sci Rep 3:1808. 2013
    ..The method presents a paradigm shift for the addressing of plasmonic nanostructures by light...
  3. doi request reprint Optical eigenmodes; exploiting the quadratic nature of the energy flux and of scattering interactions
    M Mazilu
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, Fife, UK
    Opt Express 19:933-45. 2011
    ..We verify experimentally the OEi approach by minimising the size of a focused optical field using a superposition of Bessel beams...
  4. doi request reprint Algorithm-based continuous pulse duration tuning and performance control of a mode-locked laser diode
    N K Metzger
    SUPA School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 20:7022-34. 2012
    ..The developed algorithm enables the user to harness the operational flexibility from such a laser with 'push-button' simplicity...
  5. doi request reprint Optical path clearing and enhanced transmission through colloidal suspensions
    J Baumgartl
    School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 18:17130-40. 2010
    ..Based on our results we suggest that high-performance and high efficiency OPC will be achieved by multiple-step clearing using dynamic laser fields based on Airy or inverted axicon beams...
  6. ncbi request reprint Guided neuronal growth using optical line traps
    D J Carnegie
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16 9SS, Scotland, UK
    Opt Express 16:10507-17. 2008
    ..We experimentally observe alignment of filopodia with the laser field and present a theoretical model describing the optical torques experienced by filopodia to explain this effect...
  7. ncbi request reprint Optical micromanipulation using supercontinuum Laguerre-Gaussian and Gaussian beams
    J E Morris
    SUPA, J F Allen Research Labs, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 16:10117-29. 2008
    ..It is shown that orbital angular momentum can be transferred to spheres trapped in a supercontinuum vortex. Quantified rotation rates are demonstrated...
  8. ncbi request reprint Optical deflection and sorting of microparticles in a near-field optical geometry
    R F Marchington
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, KY16 9SS, Scotland, UK
    Opt Express 16:3712-26. 2008
    ..7 +/- 0.2 microms(-1) per microm for silica. We employ this size dependence for performing passive optical sorting within a microfluidic chip and is demonstrated in the accompanying video...
  9. ncbi request reprint Bidirectional optical sorting of gold nanoparticles
    M Ploschner
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY16 9SS, United Kingdom
    Nano Lett 12:1923-7. 2012
    ..We validate this concept by demonstrating bidirectional sorting of gold nanoparticles of either 150 or 130 nm in diameter from those of 100 nm in diameter within a mixture...
  10. doi request reprint Numerical investigation of passive optical sorting of plasmon nanoparticles
    M Ploschner
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 19:13922-33. 2011
    ..The optimum beam shape depends upon the size of sorting region and ranges from plane-wave illumination for infinite sorting region to a field maximising gradient force difference in a single point...
  11. ncbi request reprint In-fiber common-path optical coherence tomography using a conical-tip fiber
    K M Tan
    SUPA, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 17:2375-84. 2009
    ..We use a Fourier-domain OCT system to demonstrate the feasibility of this technique upon biological tissue. An in-fiber CPOCT technique may prove potentially useful in endoscopic OCT imaging...
  12. ncbi request reprint Propagation characteristics of Airy beams: dependence upon spatial coherence and wavelength
    J E Morris
    SUPA, J F Allen Research Labs, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9SS, UK
    Opt Express 17:13236-45. 2009
    ..We model this behaviour theoretically by extending the Gaussian-Schell model to describe the effect of spatial coherence on the propagation of Airy beams. The experimental results are compared to the model and good agreement is observed...