The Hollow Core Fibre research group is based in the Optoelectronics Research Centre at the University of Southampton in the UK. It conducts world-leading research on hollow core fibres, a type of optical fibre that guides light in an air core by surrounding it with a carefully constructed web of thin glass membranes. Our research encapsulates all aspects of research into these unique fibres, from theory and design through to fabrication, characterisation and application.
The University of Southampton's world-leading Optoelectronic Research Centre (ORC), based in the Zepler Institute of Photonics and Nanoelectronics, has announced significant breakthroughs in hollow-core fibre...Read More "ECOC 2019: Breakthrough result for Hollow core fibres"
Hesham Sakr presented this record breaking result at CLEO Munich last week. The team made a NANF fibre to guide high power laser light in the 1µm...Read More "Record Low Loss Hollow Core Fiber for the 1 micron region"
PhD Students Andrea and Will showcased their research on optical fibres at the Research Showcase event this week, part of the Festival of Doctoral Research:...Read More "Sugar Fibre – exhibit at the Research Showcase 2019"
Our latest Nested Anti-resonant Nodeless Fibres made their way to San Diego for the OFC 2019 post-deadline papers. Abstract: We report a Nested Antiresonant Nodeless...Read More "Ultrawide bandwidth NANF fibre presented at OFC post-deadline"
The AirGuide Photonics programme features on Science and Engineering South this month, highlighting the record low loss NANF result presented at the ECOC postdeadlines and...Read More "HCF feature on Science and Engineering South"