New STSM from Dr Salim Faci from Le Conservatoire des Arts et Métiers, Paris (France) to the University of Kent (UK).

Dr. Salim FACI, an associate professor from Le Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers, Paris (France), visited Prof. Nathan Gomes and his team in the University of Kent, Canterbury (UK) from 12th to 16th November 2018 with the purpose of evaluation of radio over fiber performances for 5G fronthaul applications based on phase modulation and coherent detection. During this STSM, silicone photonic integrated circuits were…

New STSM of Rui Min, a pre doctor researcher from ITEAM, Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain)

Rui Min, a pre doctor researcher from ITEAM, Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), made a stay in the Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden), under the supervision of Prof. Victor Torres Company, aiming to investigate the thermo-optic control of silicon rich silicon nitride high Q microresonators and microresonator frequency comb generation. During his mission, he worked on measure the thermo optics speed of silicon rich silicon…

New STSM of Maina Moutaly, a PhD student from ESYCOM (Le Cnam, University of Paris-Est, ESIEE-Paris, France)

Maina Moutaly, a PhD student from ESYCOM (Le Cnam, University of Paris-Est, ESIEE-Paris, France) has recently visited the team of Nathan Gomes, Communications Research Group in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, at the University of Kent (Canterbury UK) during 25 days. The purpose was to perform an experimental performance evaluation of analogue radio-over-fiber for 5G waveform transport. The results obtained showed a promisingly…

New ITC Conference Grant of Marek Kolenda, a PhD student from Vilnius University (Lithuania)

Marek Kolenda, a PhD student from Vilnius University (Lithuania) participated in the International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors 2018 (IWN2018), held in Kanazawa (Japan) on November 11‐16, 2018, with the poster “Carrier Extraction Enhancement at InN/p‐GaN Interface Heterojunction under Reverse Bias Voltage”, in which he presented good quality InN films, grown by pulsed MOVPE on the p-type GaN at 610°C with low defect concentration and efficient…

New STSM of Jan Bohata, from Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic) to Universitat Politècnica de Valéncia (Spain).

Jan Bohata, a postdoc researcher from Czech Technical University in Prague, Faculty of electrical engineering (Czech Republic), made a stay in the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), under the supervision of Prof. Beatriz Ortega, aiming to advanced methods in microwave photonics. During his mission, he worked on deployment of a free space optics (FSO) system in a microwave photonic link togehter with implementation of photonic…

New STSM. PhD student from the University of Duisburg-Essen visited the lab of Stavros Iezekiel, in the University of Cyprus.

Matthias Steeg, a PhD student from the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE, Germany) has recently visited the lab of Stavros Iezekiel, in the University of Cyprus ( UCY, Latsia, Cyprus) during 29 days, with the aim of developing and fabricating a 5G 26 GHz photonic beam steering transmitter. Therefore, PCB leaky-wave antennas, produced at UCY during the STSM, are integrated with microwave photodiodes from UDE to…

The WG1 and WG5 participants met in Chalmers University of Technology (Götenborg, Sweden)

The WG1 and WG5 participants met in Chalmers University of Technology (Götenborg, Sweden) last 27th and 28th of September. Chaired by Prof. Geert Morthier and Prof. Zhongxia Simon He, they discussed about the draft specifications of various microwave photonic PICs (WG1) and PICs used in vehicle communication and automotive radar application (WG5). A visiting tour was organized to visit Chalmers Clean room, Swedish national THz…

STSM of Catia Pinho, from Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal) at UPV (Spain)

Catia Pinho, a PhD student from the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro (Portugal) has spent 17 days in the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), working under the supervision of Prof. Pascual Muñoz in Photonic Integrated Circuits, Photonics Research Labs. During her STSM she worked on the design of photonic integrated circuits (PIC) for silicon nitride technologies and promoted current/future collaboration(s) between the two research…

Tiago Morgado received an ITC Conference Grant in the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 2018

Tiago Morgado, a PhD student from the Instituto de Telecomunicacoes in Aveiro (Portugal), received an ITC Conference Grant from this Action for participating in the International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON) 2018, which took place at the Library of University Politehnica of Bucharest (Romania) from 1st to 5th of July, 2018. He presented three posters in which was showed the work that he has…