Dr Rachel Offer

Grant-Funded Researcher (B)

School of Physical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD (as Co-Supervisor) - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Experimental physicist with expertise in nonlinear optics, hot and cold atomic vapours, and mode shaping with spatial light modulators.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Daffurn, A., Offer, R. F., & Arnold, A. S. (2021). A simple, powerful diode laser system for atomic physics. Applied Optics, 60(20), 5832-5836.
    DOI Scopus1
    2021 Bourbeau Hebert, N., Scholten, S., Hilton, A., Offer, R., Perrella, C., & Luiten, A. (2021). Orthogonalizing the control of frequency combs for optical clockworks. Optics Letters, 46(19), 4972-4975.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2021 Sun, X., Rickard, W. D. A., Sparkes, B. M., White, B. R., Offer, R. F., Luiten, A. N., & Ironside, C. N. (2021). Rapid prototyping of grating magneto-optical traps using a focused ion beam. Optics Express, 29(23), 37733-1-37733-14.
    DOI WoS1
    2021 Offer, R. F., Daffurn, A., Riis, E., Griffin, P. F., Arnold, A. S., & Franke-Arnold, S. (2021). Gouy phase-matched angular and radial mode conversion in four-wave mixing. Physical Review A, 103(2), L021502-1-L021502-7.
    DOI Scopus12
    2020 Offer, R. F., Stulga, D., Riis, E., Franke-Arnold, S., & Arnold, A. S. (2020). Spiral bandwidth of four-wave mixing in rubidium vapour. Communications Physics, 1(1).
    DOI Scopus29
    2017 Radwell, N., Offer, R. F., Selyem, A., & Franke-Arnold, S. (2017). Optimisation of arbitrary light beam generation with spatial light modulators. Journal of Optics, 19(9), 1-11.
    DOI Scopus9
    2016 Offer, R. F., Conway, J. W. C., Riis, E., Franke-Arnold, S., & Arnold, A. S. (2016). Cavity-enhanced frequency up-conversion in rubidium vapor. Optics Letters, 41(10), 2177-2180.
    DOI Scopus26
    2016 Clark, T. W., Offer, R. F., Franke-Arnold, S., Arnold, A. S., & Radwell, N. (2016). Comparison of beam generation techniques using a phase only spatial light modulator. Optics Express, 24(6), 6249-6264.
    DOI Scopus81
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2020 Hawley, R. D., Offer, R., Radwell, N., & Franke-Arnold, S. (2020). Tight focal spots using azimuthally polarised light from a Fresnel cone. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering Vol. 11359 (pp. 1-8). online: SPIE.
    DOI Scopus2
    2019 Offer, R. F., Stulga, D., Riis, E., Franke-Arnold, S., & Arnold, A. S. (2019). Spiral bandwidth of four-wave mixing in rubidium vapour. In 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019. IEEE.
    DOI Scopus1

2018 - EPSRC Doctoral Prize (competitively awarded internal fellowship)

2013 - Institute of Physics/Nuffield Undergraduate Research Bursary

2012 - EPSRC Summer Bursary Award

  • Position: Grant-Funded Researcher (B)
  • Phone: 83133158
  • Email: rachel.offer@adelaide.edu.au
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: The Braggs, floor 1
  • Org Unit: School of Physical Sciences

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