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Hollow Core Fibre

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Learn about our academic experts, from their research interests to their contact details.

The head of Hollow Core Fibre research group is Professor Francesco Poletti.

Dr Ali Shakiba

Research Fellow

Email: ali.shakiba@soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Mr Austin Taranta

Experimental Officer

Research interests

  • Hollow core antiresonant fibres;
  • Hollow & solid core optical fibre sensors;
  • Fibre-optic gyroscopes & optical inertial sensors.

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: a.a.taranta@soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Professor Francesco Poletti

Professorial Fellow-Research

Research interests

  • Hollow Core Optical Fibres: design and fabrication
  • Optical Communications: high capacity and low latency
  • Novel active and passive optical fibres

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: frap@orc.soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Ghafour Amouzad Mahdiraji

Senior Research Fellow

Email: gam1g22@soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Gregory Jasion

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Hollow core optical fibre
  • Fibre draw modelling
  • Multiphase flow

Email: g.jasion@soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Hans Christian Mulvad

Senior Research Fellow

Email: h.c.mulvad@soton.ac.uk

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

Dr Ian Davidson

Senior Research Fellow

Email: i.a.k.davidson@soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Mohammad Mousavi

Senior Research Fellow

Research interests

  • Design and modeling hollow core fibers for special applications (polarization maintaining, sensing application, modal control, etc).
  • Nonlinear optics: pulse compression and Raman Generation in gas-filled fibers, soliton generation, etc.
  • Coherent control on metamaterials

Email: sam1v18@soton.ac.uk

Address: B53, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

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