Laboratory for Lightwave Devices

Laboratory for Lightwave Devices

Director: Rosalind Wynne, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Focus: Teaching and research in the areas of photonics, fiber optic devices and sensors.

Research Highlights:

  • Microstructured optical fiber for urban sensing.
  • Joint chemical sensing with microstructured optical fibers.
  • Nanostructured optical fiber for biodetection.
  • Thermal sensing with microstructured optical fiber.

Facility Highlights:

  • Ando™ 6315A Optical Spectrum Analyzer
  • Yogowa AQ6370 Optical Spectrum Analyzer      
  • EricssonTM fusion splicer
  • HP 83437 Broadband Light Source
  • Fujikura™ CT-04 high precision fiber cleaver
  • S1FC1550 and  S1FC635 Thorlabs™ lasers
  • Thorlabs™ fiber-optic motion control mounts
  • Corning™ SMF-28 single mode fiber
  • Ando™ 4303B white light source
  • 3M™ multimode fiber
  • Bullet™ bare fiber adapters
  • Corning Photonic Bandgap Fiber™ and Photonic Crystal Fibre™
  • 3 NewportTM Vibration Dampened Optical Tables, 3'x4'
  • IQAir Helath Pro PlusTM HEPA Air Filter for near clean room conditions