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News Highlights

Tom and Thomas

CUDOS students take out top science prizes at Sydney University


CUDOS students dominate prizes awarded at the University of Sydney this week, with the news that two of its postgraduate research students have been recognized for their outstanding work in academia and citizenship.

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All-Optical Signal Processing book now available


A new book co-edited by CUDOS’s Professor Benjamin Eggleton, with chapters written by Dr David Marpaung and Associate Professor Mike Steel has just been published and can be ordered online

Moritz and Thomas

Thomas Büttner and Moritz Merklein

Breakthrough in nonlinear optics research


A method to selectively enhance or inhibit optical nonlinearities in a chip-scale device has been developed by CUDOS PhD students Moritz Merklein, Irina Kabakova and Thomas Büttner. Their paper "Enhancing and inhibiting stimulated Brillouin scattering in photonic integrated circuits" was published in Nature Communications today.

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CUDOS stimulated Brillouin scattering research reaches worldwide audience


The February 2015 edition of Optics and Photonics News features a CUDOS article about it’s research into stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS).

Research Highlights
Coming Up

5-7 May 2015

CeBIT Australia
Sydney, Australia

12-14 May 2015

CLEO:2015 – Laser Science to Photonic Applications
San Jose, USA

9-11 June 2015

Photonics North 2015
Ottawa, Canada

20-22 June 2015

Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) Europe
Munich, Germany

20-22 July 2015

Sydney, Australia

27 June-1 July 2015

Novel Optical Materials and Applications (NOMA)
Boston, USA

26-31 July 2015

Non Linear Optics
Hawaii, USA

4-7 August 2015

6th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics (META’15)

New York City, USA

9-13 August 2015

SPIE Optics + Photonics 2015
San Diego, USA

24-28 August 2015

Cleo Pacific Rim
Busan, Korea

25-28 October 2015

20th Microoptics Conference (MOC’15)
Fukuoka, Japan

6-9 December 2015

Micro + Nano Materials, Devices, and Applications
Sydney, Australia