Dr James M Christian

Lecturer

  • Newton Building 272
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  • E: j.christian@salford.ac.uk
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Office Times

Monday 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Friday 12.00pm – 2.00pm

Biography

Lecturer in Physics (2011–present)

Theoretical photonics and complexity

RCUK Academic Fellow (2006–2011)

Multidisciplinary theory & modelling: nonlinear science

Teaching

LECTURE COURSES

Mathematics & Computing (Level 4 – 10/20 credits taught)

Computing for Physics (Level 5 – 10/20 credits taught)

Theoretical Physics II (Level 6 – 10/10 credits taught)

Relativity (Level 6 – 10/10 credits taught)

 

PROJECT SUPERVISION

BSc Level 6

MPhys Levels 5 & 6

MSc/MPhil, PhD

 

TUTORING

Personal tutor to Level 4 students

Research Interests

Spatial solitons: fundamentals & applications

Fundamentals

Geometrical properties of optical beam propagation:

Exact analytical solitons of nonlinear Helmholtz equations

Numerical simulations of Helmholtz solitons

Soliton stability and internal modes

Bistability and multistability

Weakly-nonlinear analyses for Helmholtz equations

Delocalized nonlinear solutions: boundary solitons, cnoidal waves

Vector solitons: coupled equations, exact solutions, stability

Modelling ultranarrow optical beams

 

Applications

Single interfaces: soliton refraction & Goos-Hänchen shifts

Nonlinear surface waves: exact solutions & stability

Solitons in patterned systems: waveguide arrays & photonic crystals

Discrete nonlinear-Schrödinger / nonlinear-Helmholtz equations

 

Spatiotemporal solitons

Spatially-dispersive systems:

Exact spatiotemporal solitons & stability

Multi-component effects: vector solitons & modulational instabilities

Dissipative solitons: generalized Ginzburg-Landau equations

Spatial and spatiotemporal soliton interactions

 

Spontaneous pattern formation

Optical reaction-diffusion systems: dispersive & absorptive nonlinearities

Thin-slice geometries: single feedback mirror, ring & Fabry-Pérot cavities

Bulk nonlinear effects: counterpropagating beams, filled ring cavities

Incoherent patterns & video-feedback systems

Modelling global population & information dynamics

 

Unstable cavity lasers

Kaleidoscope lasers: mode patterns, eigenvalue spectra, convergence

Two-dimensional virtual source (2D-VS) modelling

Role of transverse symmetry and polygonal boundary conditions

Computation of fractal dimension

 

Fresnel diffraction

Exact mathematical descriptions of Fresnel diffraction patterns:

hard-edge apertures (non-orthogonal edges, arbitrary shapes)

Edge-wave formulations: area- and line-integral representations

Computation of Fresnel patterns

 

Ultrabroadband multi-frequency Raman generation

Exact solutions of UMRG equations, gain-suppression analyses

Detuning effects (linear and nonlinear)

Computational modelling of transient dynamics

Novel cavity applications:

Ultrashort pulse generation

Spontaneous self-synchronization and mode-locking

Qualifications and Memberships

QUALIFICATIONS

2012–2013

Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP)

Undertaken at University of Salford, U.K.(currently enrolled)

2002–2006

PhD in Theoretical and Computational Photonics

Institute for Materials Research, University of Salford, U.K.                        

1997–2002           

Physics MPhys. (Integrated) 1st Class Honours,

University of Salford, U.K.

Awarded 2002 School of Sciences Prize for Physics,

Awarded 2001 Head of School Achievement Prize for Physics.

Industrial placement year (07/1999–07/2000)

Plasma Physics Group,

Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, UK.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

2002–present

Associate Member of the Institute of Physics

Quantum Electronics and Photonics (QEP) group

Publications

100. JM Christian, EA McCoy, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Nonparaxial soliton refraction at optical interfaces with c(3) and c(5) susceptibilities, CLEO Europe - IQEC 2013, 12-16 May, Munich, Germany, 2013

99. JM Christian, GS McDonald, TF Hodgkinson and P Chamorro-Posada, Wave envelopes with second-order spatiotemporal dispersion. I. Bright Kerr solitons and cnoidal waves, PHYSICAL REVIEW A, v86, iss 2, art no 023838, 2012

98. JM Christian, GS McDonald, TF Hodgkinson and P Chamorro-Posada, Wave envelopes with second-order spatiotemporal dispersion. II. Modulational instabilities and dark Kerr solitons, PHYSICAL REVIEW A, v86, iss 2, art no 023839, 2012

97. JM Christian, EA McCoy, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz bright spatial solitons and surface waves at power-law optical interfaces, JOURNAL OF ATOMIC, MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS, v2012, art no 137967, 2012

96. JG Huang, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Spontaneous spatial fractal pattern formation in absorptive systems, JOURNAL OF NONLINEAR OPTICAL PHYSICS AND MATERIALS, v21, No. 2, art no 1250018, 2012

95. GS McDonald, JM Christian, JG Huang, TM Walsh and C Bostock, Spontaneous spatial fractal patterns in simple linear and nonlinear optical cavities, European Optical Society Annual Meeting, EOSAM 2012, Aberdeen, UK, 25-28 Sept, 2012

94. JM Christian, GS McDonald, EA McCoy, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Nonparaxial refraction laws in optics: from non-Kerr interfaces to waveguide arrays, European Optical Society Annual Meeting, EOSAM 2012, Aberdeen, UK, 25-28 Sept, 2012

93. MJ Lundie, JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz dark spatial optical solitons for a defocusing saturable nonlinearity, European Optical Society Annual Meeting, EOSAM 2012, Aberdeen, UK, 25-28 Sept, 2012

92. R Cowey, G Lancaster, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Spatial dispersion and spatiotemporal solitons in cubic-quintic optical waveguides, European Optical Society Annual Meeting, EOSAM 2012, Aberdeen, UK, 25-28 Sept, 2012

91. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Two-colour spatial optical solitons: new stability analyses for off-axis propagation, National Photonics Conference, Photon 12, Durham, UK, 3-6 Sept, 2012

90. EA McCoy, JM Christian, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Nonparaxial refraction laws for spatial solitons at cubic-quintic material interfaces, National Photonics Conference, Photon 12, Durham, UK, 3-6 Sept, 2012

89. JM Christian, EA McCoy, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz spatial solitons and oblique propagation in coupled-waveguide arrays, National Photonics Conference, Photon 12, Durham, UK, 3-6 Sept, 2012

88. MJ Lundie, JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz dark spatial solitons in waveguides with defocusing saturable materials, National Photonics Conference, Photon 12, Durham, UK, 3-6 Sept, 2012

87. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Nonparaxial refraction and giant Goos-Hanchen shifts at nonlinear optical interfaces, Second Annual Student Conference on Complexity Science, Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK, 9-12 Aug, 2012

86. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Instabilities and Helmholtz vector solitons in nonlinearly-coupled optical systems, Second Annual Student Conference on Complexity Science, Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK, 9-12 Aug, 2012

85. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Propagation properties of Helmholtz power-law nonlinear surface waves, Second Annual Student Conference on Complexity Science, Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK, 9-12 Aug, 2012

84. EA McCoy, JM Christian & GS McDonald, Spatial solitons at interfaces: nonparaxial refraction & giant Goos-Hanchen shifts, Science & Technology College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, UK, 20 June, 2012

83. C Bostock, JM Christian & GS McDonald, Vector spatial solitons: off-axis nonparaxiality in coupled Helmholtz equations, Science & Technology College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, UK, 20 June, 2012

82. TM Walsh, GS McDonald & JM Christian, Helmholtz spatial solitons: towards a theory of ultranarrow optical beams, Science & Technology College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, UK, 20 June, 2012

81. MJ Lundie, GS McDonald & JM Christian, Helmholtz dark solitons: oblique propagation, saturable materials & bistability, Science & Technology College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, UK, 20 June, 2012

80. JM Christian, GS McDonald, & JG Huang, Instabilities & boundary conditions: fractal mode patterns in kaleidoscope lasers, Science & Technology College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, UK, 20 June, 2012

79. GS McDonald, JM Christian, TF Hodgkinson, R Cowey, & G Lancaster, Spatiotemporal pulse propagation: connections to special relativity theory, Science & Technology College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, UK, 20 June, 2012

78. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Stability of two-colour spatial solitons in Helmholtz vector beam models, SPARC 12 conference, University of Salford, UK, 30-31 May, 2012

77. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Arbitrary-angle interaction of spatial solitons with layered photonic structures, SPARC 12 conference, University of Salford, UK, 30-31 May, 2012

76. JM Christian, GS McDonald, TF Hodgkinson and P Chamorro-Posada, Spatiotemporal Dispersion and Wave Envelopes with Relativistic and Pseudo-Relativistic Characteristics, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS v108 no 3, Art. No. 034101, 2012

75. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Nonlinear wave phenomena at optical boundaries: spatial soliton refraction, Proceedings of the 2nd CSE Postgraduate Research Doctoral School Conference, University of Salford, UK, ISBN: 978-1-907842-23-8, 33-35, 2011

74. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Two-colour optical fields: modulational instabilities and vector spatial solitons, Proceedings of the 2nd CSE Postgraduate Research Doctoral School Conference, University of Salford, UK, ISBN: 978-1-907842-23-8, 36-38, 2011

73. GS McDonald and JM Christian, Complexity in Science & Society: Hands-on Video Feedback Demonstrations, Manchester Science Festival, Salford scifest, University of Salford, 26 Oct 2011

72. GS McDonald, JM Christian, TM Walsh and JG Huang, Optical Fractals - Characterization, Cavities, Coherence and Connections, 11th International Conference on Laser and Fiber Optics Networks Modeling, LFNM'2011, Kharkov, Ukraine, 5-8 Sept, 2011 [Invited Plenary Paper]

71. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Spatial solitons and instabilities in two-colour Helmholtz light fields, First Annual Student Conference on Complexity Science, Winchester University, UK, 4-7 Aug, 2011

70. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Scattering of Helmholtz spatial optical solitons at material interfaces, First Annual Student Conference on Complexity Science, Winchester University, UK, 4-7 Aug, 2011

69. MJ Lundie, G Lancaster, TF Hodgkinson, JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Pulses with Relativistic and Pseudo-Relativistic Aspirations, Waves 2011 - 10th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves, 25-29 July, Vancouver, Canada, 2011

68. JM Christian, GS McDonald, C Bostock, EA McCoy, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, A Universal Nonparaxial Refraction Law for Spatial Solitons, Waves 2011 - 10th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves, 25-29 July, Vancouver, Canada, 2011

67. GS McDonald, JM Christian, AS Heyes, NGI Millington, TM Walsh and JG Huang, Complexity & Fractality in Simple Optical Systems, Waves 2011 - 10th International Conference on Mathematical and Numerical Aspects of Waves, 25-29 July, Vancouver, Canada, 2011

66. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, JC Garcia-Escartin, FJ Diaz-Otero, P Martin-Ramos, J Martin-Gil, LM Navas-Gracia, FJ Fraile-Pelaez, GS McDonald and JM Christian, Research on Nonlinear and Quantum Optics at the Photonics and Quantum Information Group of the University of Valladolid, OPTICA PURA Y APLICADA, v44, Iss. No. 2, June, 211-217, 2011

65. JM Christian, GS McDonald, MJ Lundie and G Lancaster, Relativistic & Pseudo-relativistic Connections in Optical Pulse Propagation, College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, 16 June, UK, 2011

64. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Propagation and Stability of Two-colour Spatial Optical Solitons, College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, 16 June, UK, 2011

63. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Arbitrary-angle Scattering of Spatial Solitons from Dielectric Optical Interfaces, College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, 16 June, UK, 2011

62. GS McDonald, JM Christian and JG Huang, The Role of Boundary Conditions in Kaleidoscope Laser Modes, College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, 16 June, UK, 2011

61. CS Rose, GS McDonald and JM Christian, Cavity-enhanced Broadband Light Generation, College Research Showcase Day, University of Salford, 16 June, UK, 2011

60. EA McCoy, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Spatial Soliton Refraction at Cubic-Quintic Material Interfaces, SPARC 11 conference, University of Salford, UK, 08-09 June 2011

59. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Families of Two-Colour Helmholtz Spatial Solitons, SPARC 11 conference, University of Salford, UK, 08-09 June 2011

58. GS McDonald, JM Christian, AS Heyes, NGI Millington, TM Walsh and JG Huang, Spontaneous Spatial Fractals: Universal Contexts and Applications, CLEO Europe - EQEC 2011, 22-26 May, Munich, Germany, 2011

57. G Lancaster, MJ Lundie, TF Hodgkinson, JM Christian and GS McDonald, Universality in Relativistic Aspirations of Helmholtz Soliton Pulses, CLEO Europe - EQEC 2011, 22-26 May, Munich, Germany, 2011

56. CS Rose, JM Christian and GS McDonald, A potential new light source for nuclear fusion, 1st CSE Doctoral School Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Salford, 17 Nov 2010

55. C Bostock, JM Christian and GS McDonald, A Helmholtz model for two-colour nonlinear light beams, 1st CSE Doctoral School Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Salford, 17 Nov 2010

54. EA McCoy, JM Christian, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Refraction law for self-collimated light beams at material interfaces, 1st CSE Doctoral School Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Salford, 17 Nov 2010

53. GS McDonald, Illustrating Complexity in Science & Society within the Video Feedback Laboratory, Manchester Science Festival, University of Salford - SEE Salford Science, 26 Oct & 28 Oct 2010

52. GS McDonald and JM Christian, Illustrating Complexity in Science & Society within the Video Feedback Laboratory, Manchester Science Festival, University of Salford - SEE Salford Science, 26 Oct & 28 Oct 2010

51. GS McDonald, JM Christian and TF Hodgkinson, Optical soliton pulses with relativistic characteristics, IEEE Abstract, 5th International Conference on Advanced Optoelectronics & Lasers, CAOL 2010, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine, 10-14 Sept 2010 [ Invited Conference Paper ]

50. JM Christian, GS McDonald, AS Heyes and JG Huang, Kaleidoscope laser properties and new optical fractal contexts, IEEE Abstract, 5th International Conference on Advanced Optoelectronics & Lasers, CAOL 2010, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine, 10-14 Sept 2010

49. JM Christian, J Sanchez-Curto, P Chamorro-Posada, GS McDonald and EA McCoy, Refraction of power-law spatial solitons - the Helmholtz-Snell law, IEEE Abstract, 5th International Conference on Advanced Optoelectronics & Lasers, CAOL 2010, Sevastopol, Crimea, Ukraine, 10-14 Sept 2010

48. CS Rose, GS McDonald and JM Christian, Novel cavity effects in ultra-broadband multiline Raman generation, National Photonics Conference, Photon 10, Southampton, UK, 23-26 Aug 2010

47. JM Christian, GS McDonald, AS Heyes and JG Huang, Fractal laser sources: new analyses, results and contexts, National Photonics Conference, Photon 10, Southampton, UK, 23-26 Aug 2010

46. JM Christian, GS McDonald, TF Hodgkinson and P Chamorro-Posada, Optical pulses with spatial dispersion - exact solitons & relativity, National Photonics Conference, Photon 10, Southampton, UK, 23-26 Aug 2010

45. J Sanchez-Curto, P Chamorro-Posada, JM Christian, GS McDonald and EA McCoy, Universal Snell's law & bright spatial soliton refraction, National Photonics Conference, Photon 10, Southampton, UK, 23-26 Aug 2010

44. JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Bistable dark solitons of a cubic-quintic Helmholtz equation, PHYSICAL REVIEW A v81, Art. No. 053831, 2010.

43. JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz solitons in optical materials with a dual power-law refractive index, JOURNAL OF NONLINEAR OPTICAL PHYSICS & MATERIALS v19, Iss 3, 389-405, 2010.

42. JM Christian, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto and P Chamorro-Posada, Snell's Law for Nonlinear Beams, SEE Celebration of Research, meeting abstract & presentation, University of Salford, UK, 30 June 2010

41. GS McDonald, JM Christian and TF Hodgkinson, Relativistic Effects in Non-Relativistic Systems, SEE Celebration of Research, meeting abstract & presentation, University of Salford, UK, 30 June 2010

40. CS Rose, GS McDonald and JM Christian, White Light Lasers, SEE Celebration of Research, meeting abstract & presentation, University of Salford, UK, 30 June 2010

39. JM Christian, Complexity – the science of Nature, or the nature of Science?, Dean’s Annual Research Prize Lecture, SEE Celebration of Research, meeting abstract & presentation, University of Salford, UK, 30 June 2010

38. JM Christian, TF Hodgkinson, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz pulse propagation & spatially-dispersive light, Optical Society of America entry, Nonlinear Photonics, Conference Proceedings Paper, Karlsruhe, Germany, 21-24 June 2010

37. JM Christian, GS McDonald and JG Huang, Kaleidoscope lasers - complexity in simple optical systems, Optical Society of America entry, Nonlinear Photonics, Conference Proceedings Paper, Karlsruhe, Germany, 21-24 June 2010

36. CS Rose, GS McDonald and JM Christian, Novel White Light Lasers, SPARC 10 conference, University of Salford, UK, 10-11 June 2010

35. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz algebraic solitons, J PHYS A: MATH & THEOR, v43, art no 085212, 2010

34. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, Bistable Helmholtz bright solitons in saturable materials, J OPT SOC AM B, v26, p2323, 2009

33. GS McDonald and JM Christian, Illustrating Complexity in Science & Society within the Video Feedback Laboratory, Manchester Science Festival, University of Salford - Salford University Science Trail, 29 Oct 2010

32. TJ Ashcroft, JM Christian, GS McDonald and JG Huang, Kaleidoscope lasers - complexity in simple optical systems, SPARC 09 conference, University of Salford, 7th-8th May, 2009

31. GS McDonald, JM Christian and JG Huang, Wide class of new fractal light sources, Intern Conf on Adv Optoelectronics & Lasers, Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine, Oct, 2008 [ Plenary Lecture ]

30. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, VE Grikurov, GS McDonald and JM Christian, Helmholtz solitons: Maxwell's equations, interfaces, bistability and counterpropagation, Proceedings of Days on Diffraction, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2008

29. GS McDonald, JM Christian and JG Huang, Wide class of new fractal light sources, Intern Conf on Adv Optoelectronics & Lasers, Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine, Sept, 2008 [ Invited Conference Paper ]

28. JG Huang, JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Turing instability: a universal route to spontaneous spatial fractals, European Optical Society Annual Meeting, Paris, France, 29 Sept - 02 Oct, 2008

27. JM Christian, GS McDonald and P Chamorro-Posada, Helmholtz solitons: fresh perspectives and new angles in photonics, Nat Phot Conf, Photon 08, Edinburgh, UK, Aug, 2008

26. GS McDonald and JM Christian, Spontaneous self-synchronization mechanism for attosecond pulses, Nat Phot Conf, Photon 08, Edinburgh, UK, Aug, 2008

25. JG Huang, JM Christian, GS McDonald, and P Chamorro-Posada, Turing instability: a universal route to spontaneous fractal patterns, Nat Phot Conf, Photon 08, Edinburgh, UK, Aug, 2008

24. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, GS McDonald and JM Christian, Soliton solutions of the nonlinear Helmholtz equation: propagation properties, interface effects and new families of exact solutions, Annual International Conference "Days on Diffraction" 2008, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 3-6, 2008

23. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, RJ Potton, (2007), Helmholtz Solitons in Power-Law Optical Materials , PHYSICAL REVIEW A 76, Art no 033834 (2007)

22. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2007), Bistable Helmholtz solitons in cubic-quintic materials , PHYSICAL REVIEW A 76, Art no 033833 (2007)

21. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, JM Christian, GS McDonald, (2007), Helmholtz Solitons: Maxwell equations, interface geometries and vector regimes, PROCEEDINGS SPIE (accepted for publication) 2007

20. JG Huang, JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, J Jahanpanah, (2007), From Turing instability to fractals , Nonlinear Photonics, Conference Proceedings Paper NThA7, Quebec City, Canada, Sept 2007

19. JM Christian, GS McDonald, J Sanchez-Curto, P Chamorro-Posada, (2007), Helmholtz Solitons: A New Angle in Nonlinear Optics, Nonlinear Photonics, Conference Proceedings Paper JMD31, Quebec City, Canada, Sept 2007

18. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2007), Note on Helmholtz Bright and Boundary Solitons, J PHYS A: MATH & THEOR v40, p8601, 2007

17. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, GS McDonald, JM Christian, (2007), Helmholtz Solitons: a new angle in nonlinear science , Nonlinear Evolution Equations & Dynamical Systems, L'Ametlla de Mar, Spain, June 15-24, 2007

16. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2007), Helmholtz Bright and Boundary Solitons , J PHYS A: MATH & THEOR v40, p1545, 2007

15. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2006), Korteweg-de Vries Description of Helmholtz-Kerr Dark Solitons , JOURNAL OF PHYSICS A: MATHEMATICAL AND GENERAL v39, 15355, 2006.

14. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2006), Helmholtz-Manakov Solitons , PHYSICAL REVIEW E v74, 066612, 2006.

13. JG Huang, JM Christian, GS McDonald, (2006), Fresnel diffraction and fractal patterns from polygonal apertures , JOURNAL OF THE OPTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA A v23, p2768, 2006.

12. GS McDonald, JG Huang, JM Christian, SC Benbow, P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, (2006), New horizons in non-linear optics: Helmholtz solitons, spatial fractals and attosecond pulses [ Session Contribution ], Photon06 Proceedings, Manchester, Sept 2006 [ Invited ].

11. JM Christian, D Tsiklauri, GS McDonald, (2006), Peristaltic Wave Propagation in Compressible Maxwell Fluids with Boundary Slip , Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (CMMP06), Exeter, 19-21 April, 2006

10. JM Christian, D Tsiklauri, GS McDonald, (2006), Peristalsis and Boundary Slip in Maxwell Fluids , Materials Congress (IOM3), London, UK, 5-7 April 2006

9. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, JM Christian, GS McDonald, (2005), From Maxwell's Equations to New Families of Helmholtz Solitons , Intern Conf on Adv Optoelectr And Lasers, Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine, Sept, v2, p108-122, 2005 [ Invited ]

8. P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, JM Christian, GS McDonald, (2005), From Maxwell's Equations to Helmholtz Solitons , Nonlinear Guided Waves & Their Applications, Dresden, Germany, Sept, 2005

7. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2005), Helmholtz Solitons in Non-Kerr Media , CLEO/Europ Quant Electr Conf (EQEC), Munich, Germany, June, 2005

6. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2005), Helmholtz-Manakov Solitons , CLEO/Europ Quant Electr Conf (EQEC), Munich, Germany, June, 2005

5. JG Huang, JM Christian, GS McDonald, (2005), Fresnel Diffraction from Polygonal Apertures , CLEO/Europ Quant Electr Conf (EQEC), Munich, Germany, June, 2005

4. JM Christian, GS McDonald, (2004), Light Guiding Light Guiding Light: A New Angle, SPARC 2004 Conference, Research & Graduate College, University of Salford, Session B3, 2004

3. GS McDonald, JM Christian, JG Huang, G Laughton, P Chamorro-Posada, J Sanchez-Curto, (2005), Broadband Nonlinear Optics: Fractals, White Light and Multiplexing, New Trends in Nonlinear Optics, Glasgow, UK, Feb 23, 2005

2. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2004), Helmholtz Solitons of Polynomial Nonlinearity , Nat Phot Conf, PHOTON 04, Glasgow, UK, Sept , 2004

1. JM Christian, GS McDonald, P Chamorro-Posada, (2004), Helmholtz-Manakov Vector Solitons , Nat Phot Conf, PHOTON 04, Glasgow, UK, Sept, 2004