Azura Binti Hamzah
Bachelor of Communication Engineering (International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM))
Master of Telecommunication Engineering (University of Malaya (UM))
Ph.D of Engineering (University of Malaya (UM))
Azura-Hamzah Senior Lecturer
Department of Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE)
Email: dr.azura@ic.utm.my
Tel: 03 – 2203 1297
Research Interests
  • Advanced Optical Communication Systems and Networks
  • Optical Fiber Amplifiers and Lasers
  • Optoelectronics Devices
  • Optical Sensor Systems
  • Wireless Communication Systems
Previous Positions
  • Senior Lecturer, Communication Technology Section, Universiti Kuala Lumpur – British Malaysian Institute (UniKL-BMI)
Selected Publications

International Journals

  • Ahmad, H., Norizan, S. F., Hamzah, A., & Harun, S. W. (2009). Double-pass Raman amplifier for gain enhancement and gain clamping. Optoelectronics and advanced materials – rapid communications, 3(9), 924-926.
  • Hamzah, A., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D., Lokman, A.,  Arof, H., Paul, M. C., et al. (2010).  Multi-wavelength fiber laser with erbium doped zirconia fiber and semiconductor optical amplifier. Optoelectronics and advanced materials – rapid communications, 4(10), 1431-1434.
  • Hamzah, A., Huri, N. A. D., Emami, S. D., Harun S. W., & Ahmad, H. (2010). Investigation on the Effect of Gain Medium on the Performance of Double-pass Raman Amplifier. Journal of Optical Communications, 31(1), 7-9.
  • Hamzah, A., Paul, M. C., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D., Lokman, A., Sen, R., et al. (2010). Dual-wavelength Erbium-doped fiber laser based on Erbium-doped Zirconia fiber. Optoelectronics and advanced materials – rapid communications, 4(8), 1099-1101.
  • Hamzah, A., Paul, M. C., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D., Lokman, A., Sen, R., et al. (2011). Compact Fiber Laser at L-band Region Using Erbium-Doped Zirconia Fiber. Laser Physics, 21(1), 176-179.
  • Hamzah, A., Paul, M. C., Awang, N. A., Ahmad, H., Pal, M., Das, S., et al. (2013). Passively mode-locked erbium doped zirconia fiber laser using a nonlinear polarisation rotation technique. Optics and Laser Technology, 47, 22 – 25.
  • Harun, S. W., Paul, M. C., Huri, N. A. D., Hamzah, A., Das, S., Pal, M., et al. (2011). Double-pass erbium-doped zirconia fiber amplifier for wide-band and flat-gain operations. Optics and Laser Technology, 43(7), 1279-1281.
  • Harun, S. W., Yasin, M., Hamzah, A., Arof, H., & Ahmad, H. (2011). Temperature sensor based on lifetime measurement of Erbium fluorescence. Optoelectronics and advanced materials – rapid communications, 13(1-2), 69-71.
  • Huri, N. A. D., Hamzah, A., Arof, H., Ahmad, H., & Harun, S. W. (2011). Hybrid flat gain C-band optical amplifier with Zr-based erbium-doped fiber and semiconductor optical amplifier. Laser Physics, 21(1), 202-204.
  • Huri, N. A. D., Damanhuri, S. S. A., Hamzah, A., Saidin, N., Harun, S. W., Ahmad. H., et al. (2011). Temperature sensor based on fluorescence measurement of Cerium Ytterbium doped fiber. Optics and Spectroscopy, 111(2), 312-314.
  • Lokman, A., Hamzah, A., Huri, N. A. D., Arof, H., Ahmad, F., Ahmad, H., et al. (2010). Single frequency erbium doped fiber laser with a highly doped erbium-doped fiber,” Optoelectronics and advanced materials – rapid communications, 4(11), 1643-1646.
  • Paul, M. C., Harun, S. W.,  Huri, N. A. D.,  Hamzah, A.,  Das, S.,  Pal, M., et al. (2010). Wideband EDFA Based on Erbium Doped Crystalline Zirconia Yttria Alumino Silicate Fiber. Journal of Lightwave Technology, 28(20), 2919-2924.
  • Paul, M. C., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D., Hamzah, A., Das, S., Pal, M., et al. (2010). Performance comparison of Zr-based and Bi-based Erbium-doped fiber amplifiers. Optics Letters, 35(17), 2882-2884.

Proceedings of International Conference

  • Hamzah, A., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D., & Ahmad, H. (2010). Double-pass Raman Optical Amplifier. 5th Kentingan Physics Forum: International Conference on Physics and Its Applications held on 14 July at Sahid Jaya Hotel, Solo, Indonesia
  • Huri, N. A. D., Hamzah, A., Paul, M. C., Harun, S. W., Das, S., Pal, M., et al. (2010). Zirconia Based Erbium-Doped Fiber Amplifier. 5th Kentingan Physics Forum: International Conference on Physics and Its Applications held on 14 July at Sahid Jaya Hotel, Solo, Indonesia.

Proceedings of Local Conference

  • Hamzah, A., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D., Paul, M. C., Das, S., Pal, M., et al. (2010). Erbium Doped Crystalline Zirconia Yttria Alumino Silicate Fiber for Wideband Operations. 6th Mathematics and Physical Sciences Graduate Congress 2010 held on 13-15 December at Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
  • Lokman, A., Paul, M. C., Harun, S. W., Huri, N. A. D.  Hamzah, A., Sen, R., et al. (2010).  Dual-wavelength Fiber Laser with Close Wavelength Spacing using Erbium-doped Zirconia Fiber. Malaysia Science and Technology Congress held on 9-11 November at Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.