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Professor David Richardson

Professor David Richardson


Research interests

  • Hollow Core Optical Fibres
  • Optical Communications
  • High Power Fibre Lasers

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.


Address: B46, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ


Professor David Richardson FRS, FREng is a Deputy Director of the Optoelectronics Research Centre/Zepler Institute and is Head of the ORC Fibre and Laser Group. He has worked on a diverse array of optical fibre related research topics during his >30 year career at the ORC including the development of novel forms of optical fibre, telecommunications, high power fibre lasers and distributed optical fibre sensors. He is globally recognised as a leading authority in optical fibre technology and its applications.