Associate Professor Stephen Madden

Associate Professor Stephen Madden
Senior Fellow
Laser Physics Centre
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Dr Madden currently leads research on Chalcogenide, Tellurite, and polysiloxane integrated optical devices at the Laser Physics Centre. His research career in fibre & integrated optics spans much of the period from 1984 to the present in start-ups, Multi-nationals, and academia covering a diverse range of areas including Liquid Crystals, seven different materials systems for planar devices, all fibre devices, Hybrid integration, Bragg gratings and devices, planar tunable lasers, optical transmission systems and all optical networking, and non-linear effects in SOAs and planar waveguide devices. The spectrum of work has covered fundamental science through to putting new high technology products into volume production and out onto the market.

Research interests

Fibre and Integrated optics, Planar waveguides, optical transmission systems, optical switching, MIR light generation and processing with integrated optics, Semiconductor processing methodology, Liquid crystals, optical polymers, Tellurite and Chalcogenide glasses and devices

ScienceWise research articles

ScienceWise Magazine - Chalcogenide Glasses Reveal the Hole Picture
ScienceWise Magazine - Clearly Infrared
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