Research areas include:
Ultrafast laser applications: Ultrafast laser plasma doping waveguides on silica, silicon etc, CMOS compatible manufacturing, glass, semiconductor and polymer thin films, nonlinear optics, laser plasma spectroscopy, anti-counterfeiting and cosmetics patterning with laser plasma. For more information visit: http://www.seamatics.org
Biosensors and bioimaging: Optical/photonic sensing of stresses in engineering materials, non-invasive sensing of biomolecules, upconverstion nanoparticles for sensing and imaging, mid-IR integrated optic sensors.
Optical and spectroscopic characterization: Raman, fluorescence and UV-VIS-NIR absorption/reflectance spectroscopy of materials, LIBS for nuclear materials, multi-element EXAFS and XANES, X-ray / UV / vis photon techniques.
Advanced modelling and theoretical optics: Electromagnetic and optical modelling, multiscale modelling.
Photonic materials and devices engineering: Plasmonic nanostructures, photovoltaic materials and devices, rare earth doped glasses and nanopartilces, graphene, optical fibres and semiconductors, waveguide lasers and amplifiers, photonic integrated circuits.