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Sharon Butler

Sharon Butler

Sharon obtained her B.Sc. in Applied Physics and Instrumentation in Cork Institute of Technology in 2013. She spent a few years working in industry as an Automation Engineer while obtaining an Honours Bachelor Degree in Instrument Engineering in Cork Institute of Technology part-time. After this she decided to return to study full-time and began her Ph.D. research in October 2015. She is currently researching the application and characterisation of photonic crystals as a tunable laser source to develop a rapidly frequency swept source for applications in microwave photonics.