Best presentation award for Alicja Kwaśny at OPTO'2023 Conference!

It's our pleasure to announce that Alicja Kwaśny received the Best Presentation award for her talk entitled "Optimization of ultrashort laser  pulses using a spatial light modulator", given at the OPTO 2023 Conference in Gdańsk. Congratulations!

New paper: a methane absorption line list with sub-MHz accuracy in the mid-infrared region

Our recent paper entitled "A methane line list with sub-MHz accuracy in the 1250 to 1380 cm−1 range from optical frequency comb Fourier transform spectroscopy" was just published in the Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer!

Now hiring!

We are looking for a PhD student (position starts on October 2022, application deadline: May 24, 2022). Click for details!

New paper in Biomedical Optics Express!

Our new paper demonstrating a novel, widely tunable femtosecond laser for two-photon vision studies in humans is now available online.

Paper published in Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI)

Scientific breakthrough with our laser! Together with researchers from the International Centre for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) and University of California Irvine (UCI), we co-developed a two-photon excited fluorescence scanning laser ophthalmoscope (TPEF-SLO) for non-invasive diagnostics of the human retina.

New team members

We are pleased to announce that two new students joined our research team: Ms. Alicja Kwaśny and Mr. Mikołaj Krakowski. Welcome!

New paper: improved Vernier spectrometer with our compact frequency comb

We presented a new design of a Vernier spectrometer for broadband, fast and sensitive detection of carbon dioxide and methane. The spectrometer uses our compact fiber-based frequency comb. The research was done in collaboration with the group of Dr. Aleksandra Foltynowicz from Umea University. The paper was published in Optics Express.

New invited paper

Our recent article on fiber-based optical frequency comb at 3.3 µm wavelength for broadband spectroscopy of hydrocarbons was published in Chinese Optics Letters journal (as invited paper), and is now available online!

Our laser installed at ICTER!

On July 16, we visited our collaborators at the International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) and installed our new laser which will be used for two-photon vision studies.

New publication in Optics Express!

Our paper entitled: "All-normal dispersion supercontinuum vs frequency-shifted solitons pumped at 1560 nm as seed sources for thulium-doped fiber amplifiers" will be published in the upcoming issue of Optics Express.

New publication in JQSRT

Our paper on Fourier-transform optical frequency comb spectroscopy of N2O at 7.8 μm wavelength was accepted for publication in the Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, and is now available online!

New group member

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jakub Bogusławski joined our research team!

New Project funded by NCBR

Our group received a new research project funded by the National Centre for Research and Development (NCBR) within the LIDER programme!

Successful two-photon vision experiments with our tunable femtosecond laser

On March 11-12 Dorota Stachowiak and Dorota Tomaszewska visited the International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) and performed preliminary experiments with two-photon vision in human eye using our newly developed, broadly tunable (850 - 1050 nm) femtosecond laser.

Our mid-infrared frequency comb enables broadband high-resolution measurements of nitrous oxide

In collaborarion with our partners from Umea University, we used our compact mid-infrared difference frequency generation comb source with a Fourier transform spectrometer to perform broadband high-resolution measurements of nitrous oxide. The preprint presenting the results was just posted on arXiv. 

New publication!

Our new paper on the investigation of an ultrashort-pulsed NALM-based erbium-doped fiber laser was just published by Optics Express!

Additional funding for our project!

We are pleased to announce that the Foundation for Polish Science increased the funding of our project by almost 1M PLN!

New preprint on a dispersion-managed femtosecond fiber laser

Our new preprint on a dispersion-managed, ultrafast Erbium-doped fiber laser based on NALM mode-locking was just posted on arXiv.

Our compact laser enables cavity-enhanced spectroscopy of CO2

Our paper presenting a novel compact, stabilized Er-doped fiber laser for cavity-enhanced Vernier spectroscopy was just published in Applied Physics B!

New publication!

Our new paper about two-photon excited fluorescence imaging using our femtosecond 780 nm laser was just published in Biomedical Optics Express!

Our laser enables two-photon excited fluorescence imaging of biological samples

In cooperation with researchers from the Insititute of Physical Chemistry, we have demonstrated two-photon imaging of ex vivo rat skin and other samples using the femtosecond laser at 780 nm wavelength developed in our group.

Visit of Prof. Gerard Mourou!

It was our pleasure to host Prof. Gerard Mourou, Nobel Laureate in Physics in 2018, and his wife in our laboratories on 2nd of March. Professor Mourou participated in the ELI Day workshop which was held at our University. During his stay in Wrocław, he visited our comb spectroscopy laboratory and we had the opportunity to present our experimental setups to the Nobel laureate.

Vernier spectroscopy with our near-IR comb

Aleksander Głuszek, PhD student and member of our team, visited Umeå University on 17-21 February. The goal of the visit was to perform experiments with cavity-enhanced Vernier spectroscopy using our ultracompact frequency comb in the near-infrared.

Dorota Tomaszewska visits labs in Umeå University

Our PhD student Dorota Tomaszewska is visiting the laboratories at Umeå University for a short-term research stay. The main purpose of the visit is to perform spectroscopic measurements at 8 micrometers using our compact mid-IR frequency comb.

Our 780 nm femtosecond laser installed at IChF

On 17 January we delivered the prototype of a femtosecond fiber laser at 780 nm to the Institute of Physical Chemistry of Polish  Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. It will be used as excitation source in a two-photon-excited fluorescence microscope for retinal imaging.

Visit of Dr. Lucile Rutkowski from CNRS

It was our pleasure to host Dr. Lucile Rutkowski from Université de Rennes, CNRS, IPR (Institut de Physique de Rennes) in our labs last week.

Visit of Dr. Francisco Senna Vieira

It was our pleasure to host Dr. Francisco Senna Vieira from Umeå University between 1-15 July. During the visit, Francisco helped us to set-up a scanning Vernier-cavity spectrometer based on our ultra-compact frequency comb. The results are very promising!

New group member

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Dorota Stachowiak joined our research team.

Additional funding for our Project!

We are happy to announce that the Foundation for Polish Science awarded us with additional funding of a new task, performed in collaboration with the group of Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences.

Our paper accepted for CLEO 2019 Conference

CLEO 2019 Conference will take place in San Jose, US, between 5-10 May 2019. Aleksander Głuszek will present a poster on ultracompact, temperature stabilized frequency comb.

Visit in Umeå

Between 1.10 - 5.10.2018 Grzegorz Soboń visited the Optical Frequency Comb Spectroscopy Group led by our partner, Dr. Aleksandra Foltynowicz, at Umeå University in Sweden.

Our results at EUROPHOTON Conference in Barcelona

The 8th EPS-QEOD EUROPHOTON Conference"Solid State, Fibre, and Waveguide Coherent Light Sources" was held in Barcelona, Spain, between 02 - 07 September 2018

The Project started!

We are pleased to announce that on 1st of June our Project officially started.