Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light

General description

The Max-Planck Institute for the Science of Light is a research institute focusing on four major topics: quantum optics, photonics crystal fibers, nano-optics and opto-mechanics

Website – http://www.pcfiber.com/

Research Area 1 – New Photonic Materials

Contact person – Nicolas Joly, nicolas.joly@mmpl.mpg.de

Research Area 2 – Quantum Optics in Photonic crystal fibers

Contact person – Nicolas Joly, nicolas.joly@mmpl.mpg.de

Research Area 3 – Optomechanics and acousto-optic in photonic crystal fibers

Contact person – Nicolas Joly, nicolas.joly@mmpl.mpg.de

Publications of interest

  • “Hollow-core photonic crystal fibres for gas-based nonlinear optics”, P.St.J. Russell et al. Nature Photonics 8, 278–286 (2014)
  • “Deep-ultraviolet to mid-infrared supercontinuum generated in solid-core ZBLAN photonic crystal fibre”, X. Jiang et al., Nature Photonics 9, 133–139 (2015)
  • “Raman-Free, Noble-Gas-Filled Photonic-Crystal Fiber Source for Ultrafast, Very Bright Twin-Beam Squeezed Vacuum”, M. Finger et al., PRL 115, 143602 (2015)
  • “Excitation of Orbital Angular Momentum Resonances in Helically Twisted Photonic Crystal Fiber”, G. K. L. Wong et al. Science, 337, pp.446 (2012)
  • “Self-alignment of glass fiber nanospike by optomechanical back-action in hollow-core photonic crystal fiber”, S. Xie, R. Pennetta and P.St.J. Russell, Optica 3, p.277 (2016)