• Absorption Measurements in Microfluidic Devices Using Ring-Down Spectroscopy 

      Trefiak, Nicholas R.; Barnes, Jack A.; Rask, Fiona; Courtney, Daniel G.; Walford, Richard; Li, Runkai; Oleschuk, Richard; Loock, Hans-Peter (2016-03-29)
      When monitoring separation events in microfluidic devices, one frequently needs to detect small amounts of analyte in picolitre sized volumes with a time response of milliseconds. Fluorescence detection is typically the ...
    • Recording the Sound of Musical Instruments with FBGs: the Photonic Pickup 

      Loock, Hans-Peter; Hopkins, W. Scott; Morris-Blair, Christine; Resendes, Rui; Saari, Jonathan; Trefiak, Nicholas R. (2016-03-18)
      Fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) have previously found many applications as strain and vibration sensors. Here we demonstrate that they may also be employed as pickups for musical instruments and, specifically, for acoustic ...