Student Engineer. Technical Test Dept., STC Optical Fibre Unit,
PhD "Modelling of Narrow Pulse Generation and Shaping".
University of Salford, UK. 1993
BSc(Hons) Applied Physics and Electronics. University of Salford,
Teaching Achievement Award Grant, Developing web based
materials for course ELEC 2501, Circuits and Signals. 2007
CFI, OIT and matching funds Computer facilities for research
in design automation algorithms in optoelectronic and high-speed
systems. Awarded Jointly with Prof. P. Gunupudi, 2004
NSERC Discovery Grant Optical switching and processing in
optical fibre based devices Awarded 2003.
Founding member of Canadian Engineering Education Association.
Member of Professional Engineers Ontario. 2006
Member of the IEEE Laser and Electro-Optic Society. 1998
Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.
Member of Institute of Physics and Chartered Physicist. 1993
Judge at Western Engineering Conference and Competition,
Local organizing committee member of QE-14, UK National Quantum
Electronics Conference held in Manchester, UK, Sept. 1999.
Chair of Optical Network Technology session of 4th Communications
Networks Symposium, Manchester, UK, July 1997.
Provost Teaching Fellowship, Carleton University 2011
Teaching Achievement Award, Carleton University 2007
Nonlinear fibre optics
Optical bistability and instabilities
Chaos synchronization and secure communications
Optical fibre lasers
Simulation of optical systems
Dr Steve Lynch, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Web based support material for a traditional lecture and
laboratory based course, A.L. Steele, McGraw Hill Ryerson
Teaching an Learning Conference, UOIT, Oshawa, Canada 2009.
Nonlinear dynamics of a passively mode-locked fiber laser
containing a long-period fiber grating, A.S. Karar, A.L. Steele and
T. Smy, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 44, pp254-261,
A tunable nonlinear optical loop miror with feedback using highly
birefringent fiber in the loop, C.A. Merchant and A.L. Steele,
Optics Communication, 258, pp228-294, 2006
Optical bistability, instabilities and power limiting behaviour
from a dual nonlinear optical fibre loop mirror resonator, A.L.
Steele, Optics Communication, 236, pp209-218, 2004
Resonance conditions of long-period gratings in temperature
sensitive polymer ring optical fibers, C.G.Atherton, A.L.Steele and
J.E.Hoad, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, Vol 12, No. 1,
pp 65-67, 2000.
Controlling Chaos in Nonlinear Optical Resonators, S. Lynch and
A.L. Steele, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, 11, pp 721-728,
Stability Analysis of Nonlinear Optical Resonators, S. Lynch,
A.L. Steele & J.E. Hoad, Chaos, Solitons and Fractals,
9, pp 345-356, 1998
Efficient Wavelength Selective Soliton Switching using Fibre
Gratings in Single and Cascaded Nonlinear Optical Fibre Loop
Mirrors, J-P. Hemingway and A.L. Steele, IEEE J. Selected
Topics in Quantum Electronics, 3, pp l246-1253, 1997.
Correction and Comment on Dynamic Behaviour of Reflection Optical
Bistability in a Nonlinear Fiber Ring Resonator, K. Ogusu, A.L.
Steele, S. Lynch and J.E. Hoad,IEEE J. of Quantum
Electronics, 33, pp 2l28-2129, 1997.
Analysis of Optical Instabilities and Bistability in a Nonlinear
Optical Loop Mirror with Feedback, A.L. Steele, S. Lynch & J.E.
Hoad, Optics Communications, 137, pp l36-142, 1997.
Nonlinear Optical Loop Mirror Constructed from Dispersion
Decreasing Fibre, A.L. Steele and J-P. Hemingway,Optics
Communications, 123, pp 487-491, 1996.
Modules of Environmental Physics in Undergraduate Physics courses
at the Manchester Metropolitan University, G. Ratcliffe and A.L.
Steele, Institute of Physics 'Environmental Issues in Physics
Education' Conference, 29-31 March 1994.
Pulse Compression by an Optical Fibre Loop Mirror Constructed
from Two Different Fibres, A.L. Steele, Electronics Letters,
29, pp l972-1974, 1993.
Computational Study of a Coupled-Cavity Colour-Centre Laser, A.D.
Boardman, A.L. Steele, M. Wilkins, X. Zhu & W. Sibbett,Pure
& Applied Optics, 2, pp 277-298, 1993.
Numerical Modelling of Coupled-Cavity Mode-Locking of Colour
Centre Lasers, A.D. Boardman, A. Steele, M. Wilkins, X. Zhu and W.
Sibbett. 'Lasers: Physics and Applications' Ed. P. Atanasov,
World Scientific, 1991.