picture of keith blowPublication list of Keith Blow


Papers in journals or published conference proceedings

You can see the list of papers, patents, book chapters, miscellaneous articles and lecture material. I have not included a myriad of unpublished conference presentations.


I have published papers on the following topics:


Papers


Electronic structure of deep impurities in semiconductors

  1. Photoionisation of Deep Impurity Levels in Semiconductors. K.J.Blow and J.C.Inkson, J Phys C 13 359-68 (1980)
  2. The Application of Evanescent States to Deep Impurities. K.J.Blow and J.C.Inkson, Proceedings of 'Semi-Insulating III-V Materials', Nottingham 1980, G J Rees Ed
  3. Complex Band Structure and Deep Impurities: I. A Simple Model for States. K.J.Blow and J.C.Inkson, J Phys C 15 3711-3719 (1982)
  4. Complex Band Structure and Deep Impurities: II. and States. K.J.Blow and J.C.Inkson, J Phys C 16 5267-5275 (1983)

  5. Optical fibres

  6. Power Spectrum of Microbends in Monomode Optical Fibres. K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and S Hornung, Electronics Letts 18 448-450 (1982)
  7. Cylindrical Bragg Fibres: A Design and Feasibility Study for Optical Communications, N.J.Doran and K.J.Blow, J Lightwave Tech 4 588-590 (1983)
  8. Synthesis of Monomode Fibre Profiles using Multivariate Optimisation, B.P.Nelson, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Electronics Letts 20 704-705 (1984)
  9. Observation of Catastrophic Self-Propelled Self-Focusing in Optical Fibres, R.Kashyap and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letts 24 47-9 (1988)
  10. Measurement of the Refractive Index Modulation Generated by Electrostriction-Induced Acoustic Waves in Optical Fibres, P.D.Townsend, A.J.Poustie, P.J.Hardman and K.J.Blow, Optics Letters 21 333 (1996)
  11. Experimental Investigation of Resonant Behaviour in the Acoustic Interaction of Optical Pulses in an Optical Fibre, P.D.Townsend, A.J.Poustie, P.J.Hardman and K.J.Blow, Optics Letters 21 393 (1996)
  12. Numerical Q parameter estimates for scalar and vector models in optical communication system simulations, M.Eberhard and K.J.Blow, Optics Comms 249 (2005) 421-9
  13. Polarisation mode dispersion correlations with the coarse-step method, Christos Braimiotis, Marc Eberhard and Keith Blow, Optics Comms 262 (2006) 135-139
  14. Q parameter estimation using numerical simulations for linear and nonlinear transmission systems, M Eberhard and K J Blow, Optics Comms, 265 (2006) 73-78
  15. Approximation of Photonic Crystal fibres with large air holes by the Step Index fibre model, B.Reichel, K.J.Blow, J Mod Optics 55 1479-1486 (2008)
  16. Monitoring long distance WDM communication lines using a high-loss loopback supervisory system, Mousaab M. Nahas and Keith J. Blow, Optics Communications 285 2620-2626 (2012)
  17. Power pre-emphasis for suppression of FWM in coherent optical OFDM transmission, Le, Son Thai; Blow, Keith; Turitsyn, Sergei, Optics Express 22 7238-7248 (2014)
  18. Investigation of the effect of an increased supervisory signal power in a high-loss loopback monitoring system, Mousaab M. Nahas, Keith J. Blow, IET Communications, 8 800-804 (2014)
  19. Bit Error Rate Estimation Methods for QPSK CO-OFDM Transmission, Son Thai Le, Blow, K.J., Mezentsev, V.K. and Turitsyn, S.K., J Lightwave Tech. 32 2951-2959 (2014)

  20. Solitons

  21. High Bit Rate Communications Systems using Non-Linear Effects. K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Optics Commun 42 403-406 (1982)
  22. Bandwidth Limits of Nonlinear (Soliton) Optical Communication Systems. K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Electronics Letts 19 429-430 (1983)
  23. Nonlinear Limits on Bandwidth at the Minimum Dispersion in Optical Fibres. K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and E.Cummins, Optics Commun 48 181-184 (1983)
  24. Solitons in Optical Communications, N.J.Doran and K.J.Blow, IEEE J Quantum Electronics 19 1883-1888 (1983)
  25. Perturbative Studies of the Zakarov-Shabat Scattering Problem, J.Elgin, Z.V.Lewis, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Proceedings of 'Dynamical problems in soliton systems', S.Takeno Ed, Springer-Verlag (1984)
  26. The Asymptotic Dispersion of Solitons in Lossy Fibres, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Optics Commun 52 367-370 (1985)
  27. Multiple Dark Soliton Solutions of the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Physics Letters A 107 55-58 (1985)
  28. The Evolution of Solitons from Non-Transform Limited Pulses, K.J.Blow and D.Wood, Optics Commun 58 349-354 (1986)
  29. Polarisation Instabilities for Solitons in Birefringent Fibres, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran, and D.Wood, Optics Lett 12 202-204 (1987)
  30. Trapping of Energy into Solitary Waves in Amplified Nonlinear Dispersive Systems, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and D.Wood, Optics Lett 12 1011-13 (1987)
  31. Generation and Stabilisation of Short Soliton Pulses in the Amplified Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and D.Wood, J Opt Soc Am B 5 381-390 (1988)
  32. Suppression of the Soliton Self-Frequency Shift by Bandwidth Limited Amplification, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and D.Wood, J Opt Soc Am B 5 1301-1304 (1988)
  33. Soliton Reconstruction through Synchronous Amplification, A.Gouveia-Neto, A.S.L.Gomes, J.R.Taylor and K.J.Blow, J Opt Soc Am B 5 799-803 (1988)
  34. Femtosecond Soliton Amplification in Erbium doped Silica Fibre, B.J.Ainslie, K.J.Blow, A.S.Gouveia-Neto, P.G.J.Wigley, A.S.B.Sombra and J.R.Taylor, Electronics Letts 26 186-7 (1990)
  35. Average Soliton Dynamics and the Operation of Soliton Systems with Lumped Amplifiers, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 3 369-71 (1991)
  36. The Soliton Phase, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and S.J.D.Phoenix, Optics Comms 88 137-140 (1992)
  37. The Soliton Self Frequency Shift in Telecommunications Fibre, J.K.Lucek and K.J.Blow, Phys Rev A 45 6666-6674 (1992)
  38. High Resolution Observation of the Soliton Self Frequency Shift, J.K.Lucek, K.J.Blow and K.Smith, Optics Comms 94 49-53 (1992)
  39. Sideband Generation Through Perturbations to the Average Soliton Model, N.J.Smith, K.J.Blow and I.Andonovic, IEEE J Lightwave Technology 10 1329-33 (1992)
  40. Soliton Dynamics in the Presence of Phase Modulators, N.J.Smith, K.J.Blow, W.J.Firth and K.Smith, Optics Communications 102 324-8 (1993)
  41. Reduction of Gordon-Haus Jitter by Post Transmission Dispersion Compensation, W.Forysiak, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Electronics Letters, 29 1225-1226 (1993)
  42. Gordon-Haus Jitter Suppression using a Single Phase Modulator, N.J.Smith, N.J.Doran, K.J.Blow and W.J.Firth, Electronics Letters 30 987-988 (1994)
  43. Soliton Shepherding: All-Optical Active Soliton Control over Global Distances, T.Widdowson, D.J.Malyon, A.D Ellis, K.Smith and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letters 30 990-991 (1994)
  44. Suppression of Soliton Interactions by Periodic Phase Modulation, N.J.Smith, W.J.Firth, K.J.Blow and K.Smith, Optics Letters 19 16-18 (1994)
  45. Average Soliton Dynamics in Strongly Perturbed Systems, W.Forysiak, N.J.Doran, F.Knox and K.J.Blow, Optics Communications 117 65-70 (1995)
  46. Enhanced power solitons in optical fibres with periodic dispersion management, N J Smith, F M Knox, N J Doran, K J Blow and I Bennion, Electronics Letters, 32 54-55 (1996)
  47. Single channel 320 Gbit/s short period dispersion managed transmission over 6000 km, L.J. Richardson, W. Forysiak and K.J. Blow, Electronics Letters, 36 2029-30 (2000)
  48. Long-Haul Ultra High-Speed Transmission Using Dispersion Managed Solitons, L. J. Richardson, W. Forysiak, N. J. Doran, and K. J. Blow, IEICE Trans. Comms. E84-B 1159-1166 (2001)
  49. "Magic" Dispersion Maps with Distributed Raman Amplification, S.Boscolo, S.K.Turitsyn, J.D.Ania Castanon and K.J.Blow, Theoretical and Mathematical Physics 137 1652-1662 (2003)
  50. Nonlinear Inverse Synthesis and Eigenvalue Division Multiplexing in Optical Fiber Channels, Jaroslaw E. Prilepsky, Stanislav A. Derevyanko, Keith J. Blow, Ildar Gabitov, and Sergei K. Turitsyn, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 013901 (2014)

  51. Chaos

  52. Global and Local Chaos in the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Phys Rev Letts 52 526-529 (1984)
  53. Solitons and Chaos in the Pumped Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, K.J.Blow, Nonlinear Phenomena and Chaos, Sarben Sarkar Ed, Adam Hilger (1986)
  54. Localization of Chaos and Microchaos in the Discrete Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, N.Finlayson, K.J.Blow, K.DeLong and L.Bernstein, Phys Rev A 48 3863-69 (1993)
  55. Hamiltonian Chaos in the Discrete Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation, N.Finlayson and K.J.Blow, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 4 1817-1834 (1994)
  56. Spiral attractor created by vector solitons, Sergey V Sergeyev, Chengbo Mou, Elena G Turitsyna, Alexey Rozhin, Sergei K Turitsyn and Keith Blow, Light: Science & Applications (2014) 3, e131

  57. Non-linear effects in optical fibres

  58. Large Non-Linear Pulse Broadening in Long Lengths of Monomode Fibre. B.P.Nelson, D.Cotter, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Optics Commun 48 292-294 (1983)
  59. All Fibre Pulse Compression at 1.3 microns, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and B.P.Nelson, Optics Letters 10 393-395 (1985)
  60. Observation of Stimulated Raman Scattering and Nonlinear Pulse Broadening at 1.3 microns in Monomode Optical Fibres, K.J.Blow and B.P.Nelson, IEE Proc J 134 161-162 (1987)
  61. Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibres and Fibre Devices, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, IEE Proc J 134 138-144 (1987)
  62. Theoretical Description of Transient Stimulated Raman Scattering in Optical Fibres, K.J. Blow and D. Wood, IEEE J Quantum Electronics 25 2665-73 (1989)
  63. Random walks and random numbers from supercontinuum generation, Benjamin Wetzel, Keith J Blow, Sergei K Turitsyn, Guy Millot, Laurent Larger, John M Dudley, Optics Express 20(10) 11143-52 (2012)

  64. Lasers

  65. Stability and Pulse Compression in the Soliton Laser, K.J.Blow and D.Wood, IEEE J Quantum Electronics 22 1109-1116 (1986)
  66. Modelocked Lasers with Nonlinear External Cavities, K.J.Blow and D.Wood, J Opt Soc Am B 5 629-632 (1988)
  67. Improved Modelocking of an F-Centre Laser with a Nonlinear Nonsoliton External Cavity, K.J.Blow and B.P.Nelson, Optics Lett 13 1026-29 (1988)
  68. Non-Soliton Modelocking of an F-Centre Laser with a Nonlinear External Cavity, K.J.Blow, D.S.Forrester and B.P.Nelson, Proceedings of 'Ultrafast Phenomena VI', Springer-Verlag (1988)
  69. Average Soliton Dynamics of a High Gain Erbium Fibre Laser, S.M.J.Kelly, K.Smith, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Optics Letters 16 1337-39 (1991)
  70. Mode-Locked Erbium Fibre Laser using an All-Optical Nonlinear Loop Modulator, B.P.Nelson, K.Smith and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letters 28 656-8 (1992)
  71. An Optically Programmable Mode-Locked Laser, M.Obro, J.K.Lucek, K.Smith and K.J.Blow, Photonics Technology Letters, 6 799-800 (1994)

  72. All-optical switching and processing

  73. Nonlinear Self Guiding and Switching in an All Fibre Device, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran, B.P.Nelson and D.Wood, IEEE J Quantum Electronics 23 1108-1112 (1987)
  74. Soliton logic elements for all-optical Processing, N.J.Doran, K.J.Blow and D.Wood, SPIE 836 238-43 (1987)
  75. Experimental Demonstration of Optical Soliton Switching in an All-Fibre Nonlinear Sagnac Interferometer, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and B.K.Nayar, Optics Lett 14 754-6 (1989)
  76. Variation of the Switching Power with Diffusion Length in a Nonlinear Directional Coupler, E.M.Wright, D.R.Heatley, G.I.Stegeman and K.J.Blow, Optics Commun 73 385-92 (1989)
  77. Two-Wavelength Operation of the Nonlinear Fibre Loop Mirror, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran, B.K.Nayar and B.P.Nelson, Optics Lett 15 248-50 (1990)
  78. Demonstration of the Nonlinear Fibre Loop Mirror as an Ultrafast All-Optical Demultiplexer, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and B.P.Nelson, Electronics Letts 26 962-4 (1990)
  79. All-Optical Switching in Nonlinear Fibre Loop Mirror Devices, B.K.Nayar, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran, Optical Computing and Processing 1 81-9 (1991)
  80. Optical-Intensity Dependent Switching using the Soliton Self Frequency Shift, J.K.Lucek and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letters 27 882-4 (1991)
  81. All-Optical Gbit/s Switching using Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror, B.P.Nelson, K.J.Blow, P.D.Constantine, N.J.Doran, J.K.Lucek, I.W.Marshall and K.Smith, Electronics Letters 27 704-5 (1991)
  82. An Optical Routing Switch using Coupled Erbium Doped Fibres, K.J.Blow, J Modern Optics 40 37-40 (1993)
  83. Advances in Nonlinear Optics for Information Processing and All-Optical Networking, K.Smith, J.K.Lucek, R.J.Manning and K.J.Blow, Phil Trans R. Soc Lond. A 354 707-717 (1996)
  84. All-Optical Circulating Shift Register using a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier in a Fibre Loop Mirror, A.J.Poustie, R.J.Manning, and K.J.Blow, Electron. Lett. 32 1215 (1996)
  85. All-Optical Clock Division using a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Loop Mirror with Feedback, R.J.Manning, A.J.Poustie, and K.J.Blow, Electron. Lett. 32 1504 (1996)
  86. Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirrors with Feedback and a Slow Nonlinearity, K.J.Blow, R.J.Manning and A.Poustie, Optics Communications 134 43-48 (1997)
  87. All-optical Regenerative Memory for Long Term Data Storage, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow and R.J.Manning, Optics Communications 140 184-186 (1997)
  88. Semiconductor Laser Amplifiers for Ultrafast All-Optical Signal Processing, R.J.Manning, A.D Ellis, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow, JOSA B, 14 3204 (1997)
  89. Storage Threshold and Amplitude Restoration in an All-Optical Regenerative Memory, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow, and R.J.Manning, Optics Communications 146 262 (1998)
  90. Model of Longitudinal Effects in Semiconductor Amplifiers in a Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror configuration, K.J.Blow, R.J.Manning and A.Poustie, Optics Communications 148 31 (1998)
  91. Wavelength Dependence of Switching Contrast Ratio of a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Based Nonlinear Loop Mirror, R. J. Manning, A. E. Kelley, A. J. Poustie and K. J. Blow, Electronics Letters, 34 916 (1998)
  92. All-Optical Clock Division at 10 and 20 GHz in a Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Based Nonlinear Loop Mirror, A. E. Kelley, R. J. Manning, A. J. Poustie and K. J. Blow, Electronics Letters, 34 1337 (1998)
  93. All-Optical Regenerative Memory with Full Write/Read Capability, A. J. Poustie, A. E. Kelley, R. J. Manning and K. J. Blow, Optics Communications, 154 277 (1998)
  94. All-optical binary half adder, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow, A.E.Kelley and R.J.Manning,Optics Communications 156 22 (1998)
  95. Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Based Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror with Feedback: Two Modes of Operation at High Switching Rates, R. J. Manning, A. E. Kelley, K. J. Blow, A. J. Poustie and D. Nesset, Optics Communications 157 45 (1998)
  96. All-optical pseudorandom number generator, A. J. Poustie, K. J. Blow, R. J. Manning and A. E. Kelley, Optics Communications 159 208 (1999)
  97. 10GBit/s all-optical regenerative memory using single SOA based logic gate, R.J.Manning, I.D.Phillips, A.D.Ellis, A.E.Kelly, A.J.Poustie and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letters 35 158 (1999)
  98. Recent advances in ultrafast all-optical signal processing, R.J. Manning, A.E. Kelly, A.D. Ellis, I.D. Phillips, A.J.Poustie, K.J. Blow. Invited paper, published in proceedings of Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices VII, SPIE Photonics West '99,23-29 Jan. (1999)
  99. All-optical parity checker with bit differential delay, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow, A.E.Kelly and R.J.Manning, Optics Communications 162 37 (1999)
  100. All-optical clock division at 40 GHz using semiconductor optical amplifier based nonlinear interferometer, R.J.Manning, I.D.Phillips, A.D.Ellis, A.E.Kelly, A.J.Poustie and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letters 35 827 (1999)
  101. Temporal evolution of amplitude restoration and thresholding in an all-optical regenerative memory, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow, A.E.Kelly and R.J.Manning, J Modern Optics, 46 1251 (1999)
  102. All-optical full adder with bit differential delay, A.J.Poustie, K.J.Blow and R.J.Manning, Optics Communications 168 89 (1999)
  103. Non-linear Optics for High-Speed Digital Information Processing, D.Cotter, R.J.Manning, K.J.Blow, A.D.Ellis, A.E.Kelley, D.Nesset, I.D.Phillips, A.J.Poustie and D.C.Rogers, Science 286 1523 (1999)
  104. All-optical binary counter, A.J.Poustie, R.J.Manning, A.E.Kelly and K.J.Blow, Optics Express 6 69 (2000)
  105. Demonstration of an all-optical Fredkin gate, A.J.Poustie and K.J.Blow, Optics Communications 174 317 (2000 )
  106. All-optical passive regeneration of 40Gbit/s soliton data stream using dispersion management and in-line NOLMs, S.Boscolo, S.K.Turitsyn and K.J.Blow, Electronics Letts 37 112 (2001)
  107. Study of the Operating Regime for All-Optical Passive 2R Regeneration of Dispersion-Managed RZ Data at 40 Gb/s Using In-Line NOLMs, S.Boscolo, S.K.Turitsyn and K.J.Blow, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 14 30 (2002)
  108. Passive regeneration in 40Gbit/s-based WDM dispersion managed RZ transmission systems by in-line NOLMs, S.Boscolo, S.K.Turitsyn, K.J.Blow and J.H.B.Nijhof, Optical Fiber Technology 8 313 (2002)
  109. All-optical passive quasi-regeneration in transoceanic 40 Gbit/s return-to-zero transmission systems with strong dispersion management, Boscolo S., Turitsyn S.K. and Blow K.J., Optics Communications 205 277 (2002)
  110. Semiconductor Optical Amplifier (SOA) based Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror with Feedback, W. M. Wong and K. J. Blow, Proceedings SPIE, WDM and Photonic Switching Devices for Network Applications III, 4653 OE4653-20 (2002)
  111. Ring Network Nodes based on all-optical bit-serial processing, K.J.Blow, Proceedings 6th World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, X 392-396 (2002)
  112. Travelling-wave model of Semiconductor Optical Amplifier Based Nonlinear Loop Mirror, W. M. Wong and K. J. Blow, Optics Communications 215 169 (2003)
  113. All-optical passive 2R regeneration for Nx40GBit/s WDM transmission using NOLM and novel filtering technique, Boscolo S., Turitsyn S.K. and Blow K.J., Optics Communications 217 227 (2003)
  114. All-optical 2R regeneration in scalable 40Gbit/s wavelength-division multiplexed networks, S.Boscolo, S.K.Turitsyn and K.J.Blow, J Opt Networking 2 10-16 (2003)
  115. All-optical bit-level retiming and jitter suppression, J.A.Harrison, K.J.Blow and A.J.Poustie, Optics Communications 240 221 (2004)
  116. All-optical nonlinear signal processing at a RZ receiver, S Boscolo, S.K Turitsyn and K J Blow, Optical Networks and Technologies, 416-421, Springer (2004)
  117. Time domain all-optical signal processing at a RZ optical receiver, Boscolo S, Turitsyn SK and Blow KJ, Optics Express 13 6217 (2005)
  118. Design and Analysis of an All-Optical Processor for Modular Arithmetic, W. M. Wong and K.J.Blow, Optics Communications 265 425-433 (2006)
  119. Improved Design of All-Optical Processor for Modular Arithmetic, W. M. Wong and K.J.Blow, Optics Communications 281 1017-1021 (2008)
  120. Demonstration and characterisation of a non-inverting all-optical read/write regenerative memory, N.C.Johnson, J.A.Harrison and K.J.Blow, Optics Communications 281 4464-4469 (2008)
  121. Nonlinear loop mirror-based all-optical signal processing in fibre-optic communications, S Boscolo, S.K Turitsyn and K J Blow, Optical Fiber Technology 14 299-316 (2008)
  122. Symmetric operating point for increasing the extinction ratio of semiconductor based optical loop mirrors, N. Johnson, J.A. Harrison and K.J. Blow, J Mod Optics 55 2777-2783 (2008)
  123. Simultaneous dibit recovery of a DQPSK signal using a single Mach-Zehnder Interferometer, Nigel Johnson, Suresh M Nissanka, Tetsuya Nakamura, Marc Eberhard, Akihiro Maruta and Keith Blow, Elect Letts 45 321-322 (2009)
  124. Simultaneous multiple channel all-optical NRZ to CSRZ and RZ to CSRZ format conversion using an SOA-NOLM, M.H.A. Wahid, M.M. Nahas, R.A. Ibbotson and K.J. Blow, Optics Communications 332 55-58 (2014)

  125. Quantum optics

  126. Continuum Fields in Quantum Optics, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon, S.J.D.Phoenix and T.J.Shepherd, Phys Rev A 42 4102-14 (1990)
  127. Exact Solution for Quantum Self Phase Modulation, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon and S.J.D.Phoenix, J Opt Soc Am B 8 1750-56 (1991)
  128. Quantum Optical Propagation in a Continuous Frequency Domain, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon and S.J.D.Phoenix, Proceedings of 'Quantum Aspects of Optical Communications', C.Bendjaballah, O.Hirota and S.Raynaud Eds, Springer-Verlag (1991)
  129. Continuous-Mode Theory of Quantum Optical Processing, J.A.Jeffers, R.Loudon, K.J.Blow and S.J.D Phoenix, Nonlinear Dynamics and Quantum Phenomena in Optical Systems, R.Vilaseca and R.Corbalan Eds, Springer-Verlag 55 3-13 (1991)
  130. Quantum Theory of Nonlinear Loop Mirrors, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon and S.J.D.Phoenix, Phys Rev A 45 8064-8073 (1992)
  131. Quantum Self Phase Modulation in Optical Fibres, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon and S.J.D.Phoenix, Nonlinear Processes in Physics, A.S.Fokas, D.J.Kaup, A.C.Newell and V.E.Zakharov Eds, Springer-Verlag 228-31 (1993)
  132. Graphical Representation of Self-Phase Modulation Noise, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon and S.J.D.Phoenix, J Modern Optics 40 2515-2524 (1993)
  133. Quantum Theory of Cross-Phase Modulation, K.J.Blow, R.Loudon and S.J.D.Phoenix, Optics Communications, 110 239-254 (1994)
  134. Hybrid squeezing of solitonic resonant radiation in photonic crystal fibers, Truong X. Tran, Katiuscia N. Cassemiro, Christoph Soller, Keith J. Blow, Philip St. J. Russell and Fabio Biancalana, Phys Rev A Phys. Rev. A 84, 013824 (2012)

  135. Quantum cryptography

  136. On a Fundamental Theorem of Quantum Cryptography, K.J.Blow and S.J.D.Phoenix, J Modern Optics 40 33-36 (1993)
  137. Design of Quantum Cryptography Systems for Optical Networks, P.D.Townsend, S.J.D.Phoenix, K.J.Blow and S.M.Barnett, Electronics Letters, 22 1875-1877 (1994)
  138. Multi-User Quantum Cryptography on Optical Networks, S.J.D.Phoenix, S.M.Barnett, P.D.Townsend and K.J.Blow, J Modern Optics 42 1155-1163 (1995)
  139. Secure optical communications systems using quantum cryptography, P. D. Townsend, C. Marand, S. J. D. Phoenix, K. J. Blow and S. M. Barnett, Phil Trans Roy Soc, 354 805 (1996)

  140. Planar Waveguides

  141. Transfer Characteristics and propagation Effects of a multi-resonance ring resonator-based optical device, S.Boscolo and K.J.Blow, J Modern Optics 51 559-573 (2004)
  142. Characterization of a multi-resonance ring resonator-based optical device, S. Boscolo and K.J. Blow, Proceedings of SPIE - vol. 5478, Laser Optics 2003: Solid State Lasers and Nonlinear Frequency Conversion, Vladimir I. Ustugov Ed.April 2004, pp. 145-152
  143. Interferometric optical switch enhanced by a multi-resonance ring resonator structure, Boscolo S and Blow KJ, J Modern Optics 52 845 (2005)

  144. Ad-hoc and Mobile Networks

  145. A possible secure solution for mobile agents, Peng, Y., Holding, D.J. and Blow, K.J., Proc. 2001 Int. Conf. on Intelligent Agents Web Technologies and Internet Commerce, IAWTIC'2001, Las Vegas, (2001)
  146. DES Developed In Handel-C, M Mylonas, D.J Holding, K.J.Blow, Proceedings LCS, 209-211, (2002)
  147. Energy Efficiency Design Challenge in Sensor Networks, Q.Gao, D.J.Holding, Y. Peng and K.J.Blow, Proceedings LCS , 69-72, London, (2002)
  148. Determining Design Parameters for Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks, Q.Gao, K.J.Blow, D.J.Holding and I. Marshall, Proceedings of IEEE ETFA'2003, Lisbon, Portugal (2003)
  149. Simple Algorithm for Improving Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks, Q.Gao, K.J.Blow, D.J.Holding, Electronics Letters 40 889-890 (2004)
  150. Radio Range Adjustment for Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor Networks, Q. Gao, K. J. Blow, D. J. Holding, I. W. Marshall, X. H. Peng, Ad-Hoc Networks 4 75 (2006) (Top cited journal paper)
  151. Analysis of Energy Conservation in Sensor Networks, Q.Gao, K.J.Blow, D.J.Holding and I. Marshall, Wireless Networks 11 787 (2005)
  152. Making Motes Intelligent: An Agent-Based Approach to Wireless Sensor Networks, Dimitrios Georgoulas and Keith Blow, WSEAS Transactions on Communications 5 515-522 (2006)
  153. Wireless Sensor Network Management and Functionality: An Overview, Dimitrios Georgoulas and Keith Blow, Wireless Sensor Network, 1 257-267 (2009).
  154. In-Motes EYE: A Real Time Application for Automobiles in Wireless Sensor Networks, Dimitrios Georgoulas and Keith Blow, Wireless Sensor Network, 5, 158-166 (2011)
  155. Implementing an Adaptive TCP Fairness while exploiting 802.11e over Wireless Mesh Network, Fowler, S. , Eberhard, M. A. & Blow, K. J., International journal of pervasive computing and communications 5 272-294 (2009)
  156. Adaptive Sending Rate over Wireless Mesh Networks using SNR, Scott Fowler, Marc Eberhard, Keith Blow and Ahmed Shaikh, International Journal of Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies, 1, 30-48 (2011)

  157. Miscellaneous

  158. The Design of a Flexible Digit Towards Wireless Tactile Sense Feedback, I.Petra, D.Holding, K.J.Blow, B.Tam, X.Ma and P.N.Brett, Proceedings of Eighth International Conference on Control, Automation and Vision, Kunming, China, (2004)
  159. Fast and accurate tactile sense feedback estimation for innovative flexible digit for clinical applications, I. Petra, D.J. Holding, X. Ma, P.N. Brett and K.J. Blow, Electronics Letters 42 790-792 (2006)
  160. Language independent on-off voice over IP source model with lognormal transitions, Shaikh, A. D., Blow, K. J., Eberhard, M. A. & Fowler, S. A., IET Communications 7 1449-1455 (2013)

Patents

  1. Optical pulse regenerator with variable transfer function. Patent GB2421382 A, 21 June 2006. "Optical pulse regeneration based on pulse temporal shaping," Patent WO2006064240 A1
  2. An optical amplifier based on a non linearly guided wave geometry. US patent no 4938557, European patent no 0263604B1.
  3. A generalisation of the soliton laser. US patent no 4853933, European patent no 0235950.
  4. Nonlinear interferometer with a sigmoid response, US patent no 5058986, European patent no 0375346B1.
  5. Mulitple Soliton Modulation, UK application 9019185.9.
  6. A quantum non-demolition optical tap. UK application no 8920912.6.
  7. An optical square pulse generator. US patent no 5208455, European patent no 0491796B1.
  8. An all-optical multiplexer/de-multiplexer. US patent no 5307428, European patent no 0521953B1.
  9. A method for enhancing the observed squeezing of a pulse. Internation patent no WO 92/04656.
  10. Two colour optical logic. European patent no 0559811B1.
  11. Loop mirrors with asymmetric discrete devices. US patent no 4973122, European patent no 0320305B1.
  12. An all-optical switch using asymmetrically pumped active optical couplers. US patent no 5583957, European patent no 0593560B1.
  13. A programmable optical word laser.
  14. Looped path quantum cryptography. UK application no 93307121.9.
  15. Suppression of soliton interactions. International patent no WO 95/04952.
  16. Dual detector quantum cryptography system. US patent no 5757912, European patent no 0717897B1.
  17. Optical window generation using bit serial processing. UK application no 9719895.6.
  18. All-optical binary adder using differential delays. UK application no 9726477.4.
  19. Parity measurement using bit serial processing. UK application no 9806283.9

Chapters of Books

Solitons in Optical Fibres, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran in 'Nonlinear Waves in Solid State Physics', A.D.Boardman, M.Bertolotti and T.Twardowski Eds, Vol 247 325-371 NATO ASI Series B, Plenum (1990)

Nonlinear Propagation Effects in Optical Fibres: Numerical Studies, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran in 'Optical Solitons-Theory and Experiment', J.R.Taylor Ed, Cambridge Series in Modern Optics 10, CUP (1992)

Soliton Phenomena in Optical Fibres, K.J.Blow and N.J.Doran in 'Anisotropic and Nonlinear Optical Waveguides', G.Stegeman and C.Someda Eds, Elsevier (1992)

Switching in Nonlinear Optical Fibre Devices, K.J.Blow, N.J.Doran and B.K.Nayar in 'Optical Solitons', J.Satsuma and M.Nakazawa Eds, Springer-Verlag to be published

Ultrafast networks using high-speed RZ optical pulses for transmission, routing and processing, D Cotter, J K Lucek, P Gunning, D G Moodie, A Poustie, K J Blow and R J Manning, in 'New Trends in Optical Soliton Communications', A Hasegawa Ed, Klewer Publishers (1998)

All-Optical Bit Serial Processing, K.J.Blow, R.J.Manning and A.J.Poustie in 'Optical Interconnection and Computing', Sasaki Ed, OUP to be published

System Analysis using the Split Operator Method, K.J.Blow in 'Optical Solitons: Theoretical and Experimental Challenges', K.Porsezian, V C Kuriakose (Eds.), Springer (2003)


Reviews and Articles

Femtosecond Pulse Shaping, Article for Physics World (1988)

Fiber Optics, Book Review for J Mod Optics (1989)

Nonlinear Waves, Solitons and Chaos, Book Review for J Mod Optics (1990)

Trans-Atlantic Solitons, Article for Physics World (1991)

Lasers and Non-Linear Optics, Book Review for J Mod Optics (1992)

Soviet Journal of Lightwave Technology, New Journal Review for Nature (1992)

Ultrafast Fiber Switching Devices and Systems, Book Review for J Mod Optics (1993)


Lectures

The links below are to powerpoint presentations which should be downloaded using the appropriate method for your browser. Figures indicate the size of the compressed zip file in Megabytes.

Nonlinear Effects in Optical Fibres, Ettore Majorana Summer School

Nonlinear Effects in Fibres(0.19MB), Essex University Short Course as part of the MSc in The Physics of Laser Communication

Quantum Propagation in Optical Fibres, Trieste School on Quantum Optics, 1994

Soliton Interactions(0.43MB), Trieste School on Soliton Systems, 1995

Lecture courses at Aston University

Internetworks
An introduction to computer networking.

Photonic Networks
A basic course on photonic networking including devices, sus-systems, architectures, WDW and OTDM.

Modern Optical Communications
An introductory lecture to STEPS students(pre first year conversion course)


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