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Dr Stephen Beecher

email: S.J.Beecher@soton.ac.uk
tel: +44 23 8059 3134

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There are 42 publications in ORC database for 'Beecher'

  • 7716 —  J.Grant-Jacob, S.Beecher, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.Eason, J.I.MackenzieTailoring the refractive index of films during pulsed laser deposition growth
    E-MRS 2017 Spring Meeting Strasbourg 21 - 26 May 2017 7V4RK    [ePrint: 406850]
  • 7715 —  J.A.Grant-Jacob, S.Beecher, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.Eason, J.I.MackenziePulsed laser deposition of garnets at a growth rate of 20-microns per hour
    E-MRS 2017 Spring Meeting Strasbourg 21-26 May 2017 FI7ZR    [ePrint: 406851]
  • 7707 —  J.Mackenzie, J.Grant-Jacob, S.Beecher, H.Riris, A.Yu, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonEr:YGG planar waveguides grown by pulsed laser deposition for LIDAR applications
    SPIE 10082, Solid State Lasers XXVI: Technology and Devices 2017    [ePrint: 405789]
  • 7677 —  S.Beecher, J.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.Eason, J.MackenzieEr:YGG planar waveguide amplifiers for LIDAR applications
    Advanced Solid State Lasers (Laser Applications Conference) Boston 2016    [ePrint: 405355]
  • 7676 —  S.Beecher, J.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.Eason, J.MackenzieLaser performance of Yb-doped-garnet thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition
    Advanced Solid State Lasers Boston 2016    [ePrint: 405356]
  • 7621 —  J.I.Mackenzie, S.Beecher, J.Grant-Jacob, K.Sloyan, T.Parsonage, P.Hua, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonPulse laser deposition growth of functional garnet crystal films
    The Association of Laser Users Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA) Greenbelt, US 4 Nov 2016 (Invited)    [ePrint: 403167]
  • 7620 —  J.I.Mackenzie, S.Beecher, J.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, D.P.Eason, R.W.ShepherdLasers making lasers
    The Association of Laser Users: High power laser sources and beam delivery workshop Edinburgh 29 Nov 2016    [ePrint: 403156]
  • 7619 —  J.Grant-Jacob, S.Beecher, T.Parsonage, P.Hua, J.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonEngineering of thin crystal layers grown by pulsed laser deposition
    SPIE 9893, Laser Sources and Applications III Brussels 3 Apr 2016
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 403148]
  • 7534 —  C.R.Smith, S.J.Beecher, J.I.Mackenzie, W.A.ClarksonAmplification of a radially-polarised beam in an Yb:YAG thin slab
    7th EPS-QEOD Europhoton Conference Vienna 21-26 Aug 2016 PO-1.1 Poster
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 400641]
  • 7442 —  R.W.Eason, D.P.Shepherd, J.I.Mackenzie, P.Hua, J.Grant-Jacob, S.Beecher, A.Choudhary, C.Grivas, A.A.Anderson, T.May-Smith, S.J.Barrington, K.SloyanPLD growth of complex waveguide structures for applications in thin-film lasers: a 25 year retrospective
    E-MRS 2016 Fall Meeting Warsaw 19-22 Sep 2016    [ePrint: 397194]
  • 7425 —  J.Mackenzie, J.Grant-Jacob, S.Beecher, K.Sloyan, T.Parsonage, P.Hua, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonEngineered crystal layers grown by pulsed laser deposition: making bespoke planar gain-media devices
    Stuttgart Laser Technology Forum University of Stuttgart 31 May - 1 Jun 2016
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 396819]
  • 7417 —  P.Loiko, S.Yoon, J.M.Serres, X.Mateos, S.Beecher, R.B.Birch, V.G.Savitski, A.J.Kemp, K.Yumashev, U.Griebner, V.Petrov, M.Aguiló, F.Diaz, J.I.MackenzieTemperature-dependent spectroscopy and microchip laser operation of Nd:KGd(WO4)2
    Optics Express 2016 Vol.58 pp.365-372
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 396827]
  • 7359 —  S.J.Beecher, J.A.Grant-Jacob, T.L.Parsonage, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonYb:YAG planar waveguide lasers grown by pulsed laser deposition: 70% slope efficiencies at 16 W of output power
    Solid State Lasers XXV: Technology and Devices San Francisco 13-18 Feb 2016    [ePrint: 389331]
  • 7288 —  J.A.Grant-Jacob, S.J.Beecher, T.L.Parsonage, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonAn 11.5 W Yb:YAG planar waveguide laser fabricated via pulsed laser deposition
    Optical Materials Express 2016 Vol.6(1) pp.91-96
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 384775]
  • 7173 —  D.P.Shepherd, A.Choudhary, A.Lagatsky, K.Pradeesh, S.Beecher, R.W.Eason, J.I.Mackenzie, X.Feng, W.Sibbett, C.T.A.BrownUltrafast high-repetition-rate waveguide lasers
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 2016 Vol.22(2) pp.1-9 (Invited)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 382937]
  • 7160 —  R.W.Eason, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, T.L.Parsonage, S.J.Beecher, P.Hua, J.Grant-JacobPulsed laser deposited crystalline optical waveguides for thin-film lasing devices
    International High Power Laser Ablation and Directed Energy Santa Fe, New Mexico 4-7 Apr 2016
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 381840]
  • 7227 —  T.L.Parsonage, S.J.Beecher, A.Choudhary, J.A.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonPulsed laser deposited diode-pumped 7.4W Yb:Lu2O3 planar waveguide laser
    Optics Express 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 383872]
  • 7175 —  S.Beecher, J.Grant-Jacob, T.Parsonage, P.Hua, A.Choudhary, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonGrowth and initial experiments demonstrating watt level output from Yb:YAG planar waveguides grown by pulsed laser deposition
    Advanced Solid State Lasers 2015 Berlin 4-9 Oct 2015 pp.3 (OSA)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 382768]
  • 7071 —  T.L.Parsonage, S.J.Beecher, A.Choudhary, J.A.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.Eason7W diode-end-pumped PLD-grown Yb:Lu2O3 planar waveguide laser
    Advanced Solid State Lasers Conference (ASSL) Berlin, Germany 4-9 Oct 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 382410]
  • 6867 —  S.A.McDaniel, P.A.Berry, K.L.Schepler, J.R.Macdonald, S.J.Beecher, A.K.KarGain-switched operation of ultrafast laser inscribed waveguides in Cr:ZnSe
    SPIE Photonics West: Solid State Lasers XXIV: Technology and Devices San Francisco 7-12 Feb 2015 Proc. No. 9342
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 375412]
  • 6864 —  R.W.Eason, D.P.Shepherd, J.I.Mackenzie, T.L.Parsonage, J.A.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, A.Choudhary, S.J.BeecherPulsed laser-assisted fabrication of laser gain media
    4th UK Industrial Laser Applications Symposium (ILAS) Kenilworth 17-18 Mar 2015 Chesford Grange Conference Centre (Invited)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 375820]
  • 6841 —  S.J.Yoon, S.J.Beecher, J.I.MackenzieTemperature dependent Nd:KGW spectroscopy study
    CLEO/Europe - EQEC Munich 21-25 Jun 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 379617]
  • 6840 —  S.J.Yoon, R.P.Yan, S.J.Beecher, J.I.MackenzieEnergy transfer upconversion measurements for popular neodymium-doped crystals
    SPIE Photonics West '15 San Francisco 7-12 Feb 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 375075]
  • 6782 —  T.L.Parsonage, A.Choudhary, S.J.Beecher, J.A.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonComparative study of rare-earth doped sesquioxides grown by pulsed laser deposition and their performance as planar waveguide lasers
    CLEO/Europe - EQEC Munich 21-25 Jun 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 384463]
  • 6778 —  A.Choudhary, S.J.Beecher, S.Dhingra, B.D'Urso, T.L.Parsonage, J.A.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, R.W.Eason, D.P.Shepherd456 mW graphene Q-switched Yb:yttria waveguide laser by evanescent-field interaction
    Optics Letters 2015 Vol.40(9) pp.1912-1915
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 378493]
  • 6777 —  A.Choudhary, S.J.Beecher, S.Dhingra, B.D'Urso, T.L.Parsonage, J.A.Grant-Jacob, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, R.W.Eason, D.P.ShepherdGraphene Q-switched Yb:Yttria waveguide laser by evanescent-field interaction delivering an average output power of 0.5
    European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the European Quantum Electronics Conference Munich 21-25 Jun 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 379722]
  • 6774 —  J.Grant-Jacob, T.Parsonage, S.J.Beecher, A.Choudhary, P.Hua, J.I.Mackenzie, D.P.Shepherd, R.W.EasonTowards fabrication of 10 W class planar waveguide lasers: analysis of crystalline sesquioxide layers fabricated via pulsed laser deposition
    European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and the European Quantum Electronics Conference Munich 21-25 Jun 2015
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 379723]
  • 6737 —  S.J.Yoon, R.P.Yan, S.J.Beecher, J.I.MackenzieConcentration dependence of energy transfer upconversion in Nd:YAG
    Optical Materials Express 2015 Vol.5(5) pp.926-931
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 376417]
  • 7343 —  S.J.Beecher, T.L.Parsonage, J.I.Mackenzie, K.A.Sloyan, J.A.Grant-Jacob, R.W.Eason1.2W Yb:Y2O3 planar waveguide laser
    Advanced Solid State Lasers Shanghai 16-21 Nov 2014 ATh2A.21 Poster
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 388116]
  • 6736 —  S.J.Yoon, R.P.Yan, S.J.Beecher, J.I.MackenzieConcentration dependence of energy transfer upconversion in Nd:YAG
    Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) Shanghai 17-21 Nov 2014 AM5A.1 Poster
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 375273]
  • 6611 —  R.W.Eason, T.Parsonage, J.A.Grant-Jacob, S.J.Beecher, A.Choudhary, P.Hua, D.P.Shepherd, J.I.MackenziePulsed laser deposition of thin films for optical and lasing waveguides (including tricks, tips and techniques to maximize the chances of growing what you actually want)
    Seminar at Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy University of Cambridge 3 Sep 2014
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 368816]
  • 6608 —  R.P.Yan, S.J.Yoon, S.J.Beecher, J.I.MackenzieMeasurement of energy transfer upconversion in Nd:YAG via the z-scan technique
    SPIE Conference 9135, Laser Sources and Applications II 2014 (Poster)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 368308]
  • 6560 —  J.R.Macdonald, S.J.Beecher, A.Lancaster, P.A.Berry, K.L.Schepler, A.K.KarUltrabroad Mid-Infrared Tunable Cr:ZnSe Channel Waveguide Laser
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 2014 Vol.PP(99)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 368224]
  • 6547 —  S.J.Beecher, T.L.Parsonage, J.I.Mackenzie, K.A.Sloyan, J.A.Grant-Jacob, R.W.EasonDiode-end-pumped 1.2 W Yb:Y2O3 planar waveguide laser
    Optics Express 2014 Vol.22(18) pp.22056-22061
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 368818]
  • 6537 —  J.I.Mackenzie, J.W.Szela, S.J.Beecher, T.L.Parsonage, R.W.Eason, D.P.ShepherdCrystal planar waveguides, a power scaling architecture for low-gain transitions
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 2014 Vol.21(1) pp.10 Art.No. 1601610 (Invited)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 367832]
  • 6366 —  R.P.Yan, S.J.Yoon, S.J.Beecher, J.I.MackenzieMeasuring the elevated temperature dependence of upconversion in Nd:YAG
    IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 2014
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 369628]
  • 6314 —  J.R.Macdonald, S.J.Beecher, A.Lancaster, P.A.Berry, K.L.Schepler, S.B.Mirov, A.K.KarCompact Cr:ZnS channel waveguide laser operating at 2333nm
    Optics Express 2014 Vol.22(6) pp.7052-7057
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 363511]
  • 6241 —  R.P.Yan, J.I.Mackenzie, S.J.Yoon, S.J.BeecherMeasurement of energy transfer upconversion in Nd:YAG via the z-scan technique
    SPIE Photonics Europe Brussels 14-17 Apr 2014
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 367597]
  • 6221 —  T.L.Parsonage, S.J.Beecher, K.A.Sloyan, J.I.Mackenzie, R.W.EasonPulsed Laser Deposition of Yb:Y2O3 Planar Waveguide Lasers
    E-MRS '14 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting Lille 26-30 May 2014 (Poster)
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 367600]
  • 6318 —  R.Mary, G.Brown, S.J.Beecher, R.R.Thomson, D.Popa, Z.Sun, F.Torrisi, T.Hasan, S.Milana, F.Bonaccorso, A.C.Ferrari, A.K.KarEvanescent-wave coupled right angled buried waveguide: Applications in carbon nanotube mode-locking
    Applied Physics Letters 2013 Vol.103 pp.221117
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 362724]
  • 6124 —  J.McCarthy, H.Bookey, S.J.Beecher, R.Lamb, I.Elder, A.K.KarSpectrally tailored mid-infrared super-continuum generation in a buried waveguide spanning 1750 nm to 5000 nm for atmospheric transmission
    Applied Physics Letters 2013 Vol.103(15) pp.151103
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 359707]
  • 6039 —  S.J.Beecher, J.W.Szela, J.I.MackenzieTowards an experimentally simple procedure for the determination of energy transfer parameters in gain media
    Advanced Solid State Lasers (ASSL) Paris France 27 Oct-1 Nov 2013 AM4A Poster
    [Abstract]
       [ePrint: 363207]

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