Gilberto Brambilla

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optical manipulation of microspheres along a subwavelength optical wire
    G Brambilla
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Opt Lett 32:3041-3. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The ultimate strength of glass silica nanowires
    Gilberto Brambilla
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Nano Lett 9:831-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A microfiber coupler tip thermometer
    Ming Ding
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Express 20:5402-8. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Optical microfiber coupler for broadband single-mode operation
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 17:5273-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint A compact broadband microfiber Bragg grating
    Ming Ding
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Express 19:15621-6. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficient sub-wavelength light confinement using surface plasmon polaritons in tapered fibers
    Fabrizio Renna
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 17:7658-63. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Nonlinear microfiber loop resonators for resonantly enhanced third harmonic generation
    Rand Ismaeel
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 37:5121-3. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Germanium microsphere high-Q resonator
    Pengfei Wang
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Lett 37:728-30. 2012
  9. doi request reprint An interferometric current sensor based on optical fiber micro wires
    Mohammad Belal
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 18:19951-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Optical fiber microwire current sensor
    M Belal
    ORC, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 35:3045-7. 2010

Collaborators

  • Pengfei Wang
  • Qiang Wu
  • Michalis N Zervas
  • Ming Ding
  • Yongmin Jung
  • David J Richardson
  • Fei Xu
  • Rand Ismaeel
  • Timothy Lee
  • Christos Grivas
  • Neil G R Broderick
  • M Belal
  • Mohammad Belal
  • Fabrizio Renna
  • D Ganderton
  • Liberato Manna
  • Pavlos Lagoudakis
  • Peristera Andreakou
  • Chunyong Li
  • Christophe A Codemard
  • Feras Al-Saab
  • Yongming Jung
  • Z Song
  • Kyunghwan Oh
  • Zhang qi Song
  • Y Jung
  • T P Newson
  • Trevor Newson
  • Yoonchan Jeong
  • David Cox
  • Vittoria Finazzi
  • Valerio Pruneri
  • Peter Horak
  • R Davies
  • T Church
  • B Meakin
  • D Lewis

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Optical manipulation of microspheres along a subwavelength optical wire
    G Brambilla
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Opt Lett 32:3041-3. 2007
    ..Velocities in the range of 7-15 microm/s are observed. Simulations are carried out to evaluate the evanescent field at the waveguide-water suspension interface...
  2. doi request reprint The ultimate strength of glass silica nanowires
    Gilberto Brambilla
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Nano Lett 9:831-5. 2009
    ..The measured ultimate strength is in excess of 10 GPa and increases for decreasing nanowire diameters. Scanning electron micrographs of the broken fragments showed a fragile rupture...
  3. doi request reprint A microfiber coupler tip thermometer
    Ming Ding
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Express 20:5402-8. 2012
    ..An average sensitivity of 11.96 pm/°C was achieved for a coupler tip with ~2.5 µm diameter. This is the highest temperature measured with a silica optical fiber device...
  4. ncbi request reprint Optical microfiber coupler for broadband single-mode operation
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 17:5273-8. 2009
    ..5 microm) MFC made from conventional telecom optical fibers...
  5. doi request reprint A compact broadband microfiber Bragg grating
    Ming Ding
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Express 19:15621-6. 2011
    ..3D simulation showed a good agreement with the experiment demonstration. This compact device can find applications in a variety of fields ranging from temperature and refractive index sensing to optical communications...
  6. ncbi request reprint Efficient sub-wavelength light confinement using surface plasmon polaritons in tapered fibers
    Fabrizio Renna
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 17:7658-63. 2009
    ..To achieve high transmission efficiencies, light propagating along the taper is combined with the excitation of surface plasmon polaritons (SPP) at its tip...
  7. doi request reprint Nonlinear microfiber loop resonators for resonantly enhanced third harmonic generation
    Rand Ismaeel
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 37:5121-3. 2012
    ..The resonator is then formed by manually translating and twisting the microfiber ends to produce loop diameters down to 6 mm and resonant enhancements up to 7.7 dB for the same pump parameters...
  8. doi request reprint Germanium microsphere high-Q resonator
    Pengfei Wang
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Lett 37:728-30. 2012
    ..Because of their ultrahigh optical nonlinearities and extremely broad transparency window, germanium microsphere resonators offer the potential for optical processing devices, in particular at long wavelengths, such as around 2 μm...
  9. doi request reprint An interferometric current sensor based on optical fiber micro wires
    Mohammad Belal
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 18:19951-6. 2010
    ..A responsivity of 1.28 x 10(-4) rad/I(2) at 50 Hz of current signal has been shown, with capability of measuring alternating current signals up to 500 Hz...
  10. doi request reprint Optical fiber microwire current sensor
    M Belal
    ORC, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 35:3045-7. 2010
    ..We demonstrate a compact optical fiber microwire current sensor based on the Faraday effect with gigahertz frequency of current sensing capabilities...
  11. doi request reprint Broadband third harmonic generation in tapered silica fibres
    Timothy Lee
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Opt Express 20:8503-11. 2012
    ..25 kW. Analysis of the third harmonic frequencies generated from the nonlinearly broadened pump components indicate a 5 dB conversion bandwidth of at least 36 nm, with harmonic power detected over a 150 nm range...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adiabatically tapered splice for selective excitation of the fundamental mode in a multimode fiber
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 34:2369-71. 2009
    ..Excellent beam quality (M(2) approximately 1.08) was achieved with low loss and high environmental stability...
  13. doi request reprint Comparative study of the effective single mode operational bandwidth in sub-wavelength optical wires and conventional single-mode fibers
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Express 17:16619-24. 2009
    ..Applications of SOWs include fiber lasers, sensors, photolithography and optical coherence tomography amongst others...
  14. pmc Single-mode tunable laser emission in the single-exciton regime from colloidal nanocrystals
    Christos Grivas
    School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Nat Commun 4:2376. 2013
    ..Their ultra-low thresholds and single-mode, single-exciton emission make these hybrid lasers appealing for various applications, including quantum information processing. ..
  15. doi request reprint A self-coupling multi-port microcoil resonator
    Rand Ismaeel
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Express 20:8568-74. 2012
    ..The multiport microcoil resonator was embedded in a low refractive index polymer to improve its robustness and the polarization dependence was further analyzed...
  16. doi request reprint Polarization-maintaining optical microfiber
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 35:2034-6. 2010
    ..A polarization-extinction ratio of 16 dB is typically obtained through the device with a corresponding excess loss of 0.2 dB...
  17. doi request reprint Highly birefringent silica microfiber
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 35:378-80. 2010
    ..The ability to obtain high birefringence in optical microfibers offers new possibilities for polarization discrimination and control within microfiber devices, such as high-resolution optical sensors, resonators, and fiber lasers...
  18. ncbi request reprint Broadband single-mode operation of standard optical fibers by using a sub-wavelength optical wire filter
    Yongmin Jung
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Opt Express 16:14661-7. 2008
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  19. ncbi request reprint Embedding optical microfiber coil resonators in Teflon
    Fei Xu
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Opt Lett 32:2164-6. 2007
    ..Resonances in excess of 9 dB, a free spectral range of approximately 0.8 nm, and Q factors greater than 6000 have been observed in the embedded resonator. The device is compact, robust, and portable...
  20. ncbi request reprint Conical and biconical ultra-high-Q optical-fiber nanowire microcoil resonator
    Fei Xu
    Optoelectronics Research Center, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Appl Opt 46:570-3. 2007
    ..Results suggest that ultra-high-Q resonators can be fabricated more easily when the nanowire microcoil resonator has a biconical profile...
  21. doi request reprint High-sensitivity, evanescent field refractometric sensor based on a tapered, multimode fiber interference
    Pengfei Wang
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK
    Opt Lett 36:2233-5. 2011
    ..44] for RI measurements within the range of 1.33-1.44, in agreement with the theoretical predictions. This is the highest value reported to date (to our knowledge) in the literature...
  22. ncbi request reprint An embedded optical nanowire loop resonator refractometric sensor
    Fei Xu
    Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    Opt Express 16:1062-7. 2008
    ..The device sensitivity has been studied in two typical configurations and its dependence on the nanowire diameter and coating thickness determined...
  23. ncbi request reprint Modulite: a means of designing the aerosols generated by pressurized metered dose inhalers
    D Ganderton
    Vectura Ltd, Bath, U K
    Respir Med 96:S3-8. 2002
    ..These principles are exemplified by designing an HFA-propelled beclometasone dipropionate product which closely matches existing products which use chlorofluorocarbons...