Opticon WP6 research Partners
WP6 is led by AIP in Potsdam, with each group contributing to different aspects of the research.
The group at AIP
is led by Roger Haynes
They specialise in many areas of astrophotonics, in particular, fibre development, including fibre bragg gratings and photonic lanterns.
The group at Heriot-Watt University
is led by Robert Thomson
They specialise in Ultrafast Laser Inscription of devices, including photonic lanterns, reformatters and microlens manufacture.
University of Bath
The group at University of Bath
is led by Tim Birks
They specialise in the design and fabrication of novel optical fibres and tapered fibre devices, such as photonic lanterns.
The group at Durham University
is led by Tim Morris
They specialise in combining Adaptive Optics and Astrophotonics, in particular developing photonic wavefront sensors.
University of Hertfordshire
The group at University of Hertfordshire
is led by Hugh Jones
They specialise in high resolution spectroscopy.
University of Heidelberg
The group at University of Heidelberg
is led by Robert J. Harris
They specialise in development of new prototype astrophotonic devices for use in astronomy.