Imperial College London

Dr Robert Murray

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Research Associate



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221DBlackett LaboratorySouth Kensington Campus





Dr. Robert Murray received an M.Phys in Photonics from the University of Manchester in 2010, before moving to Imperial College London (ICL) to study for a PhD under the supervision of Prof. Roy Taylor in the Femtosecond Optics Group. His doctoral research was comprised of two main themes: parametric wavelength conversion in photonic crystal fibres for high-power spectrally tunable visible light generation, and high-average power chirped pulse fibre amplifier systems. He was awarded his PhD in June 2015 and is now working as a research associate in the Femtosecond Optics Group (ICL). His current research interests include high-average power pulsed and CW fibre amplifier systems, highly efficient single-pass DFG sources in the mid-IR and visible frequency doubled fibre-based systems for imaging applications in super-resolution microscopy



Murray RT, Runcorn TH, Guha S, et al., 2017, High average power parametric wavelength conversion at 3.31-3.48 m in MgO:PPLN, Optics Express, Vol:25, ISSN:1094-4087, Pages:6421-6430

Runcorn TH, Murray RT, Taylor JR, 2017, High Average Power Second-Harmonic Generation of a CW Erbium Fiber MOPA, Ieee Photonics Technology Letters, Vol:29, ISSN:1041-1135, Pages:1576-1579

Woodward RI, Murray RT, Phelan CF, et al., 2017, Characterization of the second- and third-order nonlinear optical susceptibilities of monolayer MoS<inf>2</inf> using multiphoton microscopy, 2d Materials, Vol:4

Murray RT, Runcorn TH, Kelleher EJR, et al., 2016, Highly efficient mid-infrared difference-frequency generation using synchronously pulsed fiber lasers, Optics Letters, Vol:41, ISSN:0146-9592, Pages:2446-2449


Murray RT, Runcorn TH, Kelleher EJR, et al., Mid-Infrared Difference Frequency-Generation with Synchronized Fiber Lasers, Advanced Solid State Lasers

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